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Reykjavik, Capital Region H÷fu­borgarsvŠ­i, Iceland
 

Laugavegur 15

 
 
Laugavegur 15 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 18, 2018
1. Laugavegur 15 Marker
Inscription.  
Ůetta h˙s reisti
Ludvig Storr ßri­ 1925.
Hann ßnafna­i h˙si­
menningar - og
framfarasjˇ­i
Ludvig Storr,
sem stofna­ur var 1979
og er Ý v÷rslu
hßskˇla Ýslands.

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(English translation:)

This house was built by Ludvig Storr in 1925. He bequeathed the house to the Ludvig Storr Culture and Progress Fund, founded in 1979, which is administered by the University of Iceland.
 
Erected 2000.
 
Location. 64° 8.761′ N, 21° 55.825′ W. Marker is in Reykjavik, Capital Region H÷fu­borgarsvŠ­i. Marker is on Laugavegur just west of KlapparstÝgur, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Laugavegur 15, Reykjavik, Capital Region H÷fu­borgarsvŠ­i 101, Iceland.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tobbukot (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Skˇlav÷r­ustÝgur 13 (about 120 meters away); Laugavegur (about 150 meters away); Hverfisgata 45

Laugavegur 15 Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 18, 2018
2. Laugavegur 15 Marker - Wide View
The marker is just to the right of the iron-gated entrance.
(about 150 meters away); The Culture House / Safnah˙si­ (about 150 meters away); Founding of the Reykjavik Water Utility / Uphaf vatnsveitu (about 150 meters away); Bankastraeti 10 (about 180 meters away); Dr. Gunnlaugur ClŠssen (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Reykjavik.
 
Also see . . .  Menningar- og framfarasjˇ­ur Ludvigs Storr (University of Iceland, in Icelandic). "The objective of the Fund is to promote advances in the field of geoscience, construction industry and shipbuilding by strengthening scientists in the field of geoscience, engineers, architects, technologists and craftsmen for graduate studies, as well as providing grants for research on practical issues in these subjects. The board of the Fund is furthermore authorized to provide loans for the same purpose. In assessing whether the applicant should receive a grant, the basis for whether the graduate studies of the applicant or research can contribute to realistic progress in the article in question...." (Submitted on June 14, 2018.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 14, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 14, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 14, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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