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Norra Djurgårdsstaden

Model of planned development

Norra Djurgårdsstaden (officially Stockholm Royal Seaport in English) is a large area of central Stockholm, Sweden. The area is located in the borough of Östermalm and is undergoing brownfield redevelopment.[1] [2]

The area consists of former harbours and industries. An important part of the development concerns a concentration of port operations to the two piers in Värtahamnen and at Frihamnen. 10,000 dwellings and 30,000 workplaces will be developed in the area up to 2025. The project is part of the Clinton Climate Initiative.[3]

HistoryEdit

Norra Djurgårdsstaden was historically a part of Kungliga Djurgården. Since the 1880s, this area together with its harbour has been developed into one of Stockholm's largest industrial areas. The direct access to the Baltic Sea was one of the reasons to build the port of Värtahamnen in 1884. To a beginning, this harbour was mainly used to transporting coal, used as fuel to the local gasworks. During the start of the 21st century, it was decided for this area to be modernised and the previous industries to be demolished.

Photo galleryEdit

June 2013.

February 2015.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ (in Swedish) Article about Norra Djurgårdsstaden on Stockholm official site
  2. ^ "Stockholm Royal Seaport". Stockholm växer. Retrieved August 1, 2019.
  3. ^ "Norra Djurgårdsstaden". Stockholm växer. Retrieved August 1, 2019.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Norra Djurgårdsstaden at Wikimedia Commons