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Varuhuset PUB / PUB Department Store

 
 
Varuhuset PUB / PUB Department Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 9, 2017
1. Varuhuset PUB / PUB Department Store Marker
Inscription. Ursprungligen manufakturaffär, grundad av Paul U Bergström 1882. Byggt 1917-37. Huset vid Kungsgatan tillkom 1917, fasad Cyrillus Johansson, byggnaden mot Hötorget 1925, arkitekter E Bernhard och H Ahlberg. Husen mot Drottninggatan sammanbyggdes 1937, ark. A von Schmalensee. Bohagshuset vid Drottninggatan byggdes 1955-59, arkitekter Erik och Tore Ahlsén. Efter Paul U Bergströms död 1934 övertogs varuhuset av Konsum. Drivs sedan 1994 som entrepenörsvaruhus.

The present store premises were erected between 1917 and 1937 with the addition of the notable building south of Drottninggatan in 1959. The complex reopened after alterations in 1994.

[English translation of Swedish text:]
Originally a goods shop, founded by Paul U. Bergström in 1882. Built in 1917-37. The building on Kungsgatan was built in 1917, with a facade designed by Cyrillus Johansson; the building opposite Hötorget Square was built in 1925, architects E. Bernhard and H. Ahlberg. The buildings on Drottninggatan were built in 1937, architect A. von Schmalensee. The household goods store on Drottninggatan was built 1955-59, architects Erik and Tore Ahlsén. After Paul U. Bergström's death in 1934, the department store was taken over by Konsum. Since 1994 has been run as a shopping mall.
 
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Varuhuset PUB / PUB Department Store Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 9, 2017
2. Varuhuset PUB / PUB Department Store Marker - Wide View
The marker is visible on the corner of the building.
2000 by Samfundet S:t Erik.
 
Location. 59° 20.098′ N, 18° 3.685′ E. Marker is in Stockholm, Södermanland Province, in Stockholm County. Marker is on Slöjdgatan just from Kungsgatan, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stockholm, Södermanland Province 111 57, Sweden.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Warodellska Huset / The Warodell House (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); August Blanche (about 120 meters away); Konserthuset / The Concert Hall (about 120 meters away); Centrumhuset / Center Building (about 180 meters away); A Park and Gardens (about 180 meters away); Första Cirkusföreställningen i Sverige / The First Circus in Sweden (about 180 meters away); Svenska Fotbollförbundet / Swedish Football Association (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Kungstornen / The Kungsgatan Towers (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stockholm.
 
Regarding Varuhuset PUB / PUB Department Store. The marker is somewhat dated, as the complex was converted into a 'Haymarket by Scandic' hotel in 2016.
 
Also see . . .  Pub (varuhus) (Wikipedia, in Swedish). (Submitted on January 29, 2018.)
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Former Varuhuset PUB / PUB Department Store (now a Scandic Hotel) image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 11, 2017
3. Former Varuhuset PUB / PUB Department Store (now a Scandic Hotel)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 29, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 29, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 29, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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