Volvo Photo Locations Part 347
Vattenledningsvägen is located in Hägersten, Stockholm.
Hägersten is an urban district of Stockholm. It is located in the borough of Hägersten-Liljeholmen, which was formed 1 January 2007 by merging the former boroughs of Hägersten and Liljeholmen.
The name of the town of Haegrasteen is first mentioned in a letter from 1432. The area belonged to Hägerstens farm, which was secluded from Årsta Gård in 1763. The farm is at Hägerstensbrinken 27-31, and the current building was erected about 1755. Father Höks tavern is known since the end of 1600 number and was at Mälaren beach, Klubbudden. Carl Michael Bellman has written about his visits to the pub in Epistel 42, Moving card game at Klubben and Epistel 49, On the land rise at Klubben in Lake Mälaren one summer evening in 1769.
From the 1860s it became popular to have a summer fun here, the first summer pleasure was Gunnarsberg on Eolshällsvägen. Other notable houses are Johanneslund (1860), Fridshyddan at Källbacken 12 (1878) and Sagatun at Brådstupsvägen 27, erected in Old Norse style in 1881.
The first town plan came in 1923 and included an area west of Storsvängen. However, there were already a large number of villas in the western part of the district. In 1930, it was expanded with additional blocks in the same area, and many villas were erected east of Storsvägen and south of S:t Mickelsgatan. The first multi-family houses became the narrow houses on Hägerstensvägen, they were built in 1936. In the 1940s, the area around Klubbacken, architect Björn Hedvall , was added. Between 1943 and 1945, six residential buildings were also built on the mountain by Brådstupsvägen, architect was Björn Hedvall.
In the mid-1960s, 17 record houses were erected around Axelsberg’s metro station, designed by architect Trig Ancker, Bengt Gate and Sten Lindegren. In 1967–1971, around 80 townhouses were erected along the Hägerstensbrinken and Hägerstens avenue, the architect was FFNS. In the late 1980s, point houses were erected at Hägerstenshamnen in eight floors, also designed by FFNS.
In the early 2000s, Hägersten developed into something of a hub for the freight and logistics industry. DHL and Brings main terminals in Sweden.
More information at sv.wikipedia.org.