New entrance to the Gallerian shopping mall in Stockholm.

The Gallerian shopping mall was built in the 1970’s and has since been rebuilt a couple of times, the latest change was among other things a new entrance at the end of Hamngatan.  The stairway and escalator leads to the in some ways disreputable Malmskillnadsgatan. Left image from 2001, to the right 2012. Some more images from the same place taken in 2001. This environment has now disappeared. The area around

Lugnet Stockholm

Lugnet industrial area; some cars.

Lugnet was an industrial area and in Södra hammarbyhamnen in southern part of Stockholm. An anthropologist who had made a field study in the area, described it as a shanty town where people worked and lived. Although it was in many senses an unique area (from a Swedish perspective) very little is written about the place. During the 1990’s, before it was erased, Lugnet was in decay and became a churchyard