Östermalmstorg

Östermalmstorg is a square in the district of Östermalm, in Stockholm, Sweden.

Östermalmshallen
"Möte" by Willy Gordon

It is known principal for Östermalm Market Hall (Östermalmshallen) which first opened in 1889. Östermalmshallen's interior is a marketplace for food and related delicacies. Östermalmstorg was also the location of the first Åhléns department store which opened in 1932. Next to the square stands the controversial statue of The Meeting (Swedish: "Möte"), showing a naked male figure bearing a piece of meat on his shoulders before a recumbent female figure, created by the artist Willy Gordon (1918–2003).[1][2]

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  1. ^ "Östermalmshallen". Östermalmshallen. Retrieved August 1, 2019.
  2. ^ "Willy Gordon (1918-2003)". Bukowskis. Retrieved August 1, 2019.

Coordinates: 59°20′09″N 18°04′45″E / 59.33583°N 18.07917°E / 59.33583; 18.07917