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Reykjavik, Capital Region H÷fu­borgarsvŠ­i, Iceland
 

Hverfisgata 45

 
 
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 18, 2018
1. Hverfisgata 45 Marker
Inscription.  
Steinh˙s byggt ßri­ 1914, eitt elsta dŠmi­ um Ýslenska steinsteypuklassÝk Ý ReykjavÝk. HÚr var ß­ur tˇmth˙sbřli­ Hli­ e­a Arnljˇtskot. Fyrstu eigendur h˙ssins voru hjˇnin MatthÝas Einarsson lŠknir og Ellen LudvÝka MatthÝasdˇttir Johannessen.

(English translation:)

House built in 1914, one of the oldest examples in Reykjavik of classic Icelandic stone concrete construction. Prior to this on this site stood the house of HlÝ­ or Arnljˇtskot. The first owners of the house were husband MatthÝas Einarsson and Ellen LudvÝka MatthÝasdˇttir Johannessen.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 64° 8.768′ N, 21° 55.63′ W. Marker is in Reykjavik, Capital Region H÷fu­borgarsvŠ­i. Marker is on Hverfisgata just west of VatnsstÝgur, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Hverfisgata, Reykjavik, Capital Region H÷fu­borgarsvŠ­i 101, Iceland. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Founding of the Reykjavik Water Utility / Uphaf vatnsveitu (within shouting distance of this marker); Laugavegur 15 (about

Hverfisgata 45 Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 18, 2018
2. Hverfisgata 45 Marker - Wide View
150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Skˇlav÷r­ustÝgur 11 (about 210 meters away); Tobbukot (about 210 meters away); Skˇlav÷r­ustÝgur 13 (about 210 meters away); The Culture House / Safnah˙si­ (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Laugavegur (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Dr. Gunnlaugur ClŠssen (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Reykjavik.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 7, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 7, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 89 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 7, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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