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Sant’Eustachio Il Caffè on Piazza di Sant’Eustachio in Roma – I 🇮🇹

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 15 The district of Sant’Eustachio (St.Eustachius) was named after the ancient church dedicated to this saint, which stands in the very center of the rione. Its medieval name Regio Sancti Eustachii et Vinee Tedemarii, when this was the sixth district, also refers to the vast cultivated estate (vinea) which once […]

Einstein Kaffee on Kronenstraße in Berlin – D 🇩🇪

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 12 Einstein Kaffee is a German coffee brand, grown out of a nearly thirty-year experience coffee house in Berlin. In the mid-90s, they realized that the trend, started in the 80s in the U.S. with trendy coffee shop would come to Europe and they founded a chain of Einstein coffeeshops […]

Federal Plaza with Calder’s Flamingo near Kluczynski Federal Center in Chicago – USA 🇺🇸

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 2 Flamingo, created by noted American artist Alexander Calder, is a 16 m tall stabile located in the Federal Plaza in front of the Kluczynski Federal Building in Chicago, Illinois, United States. It was commissioned by the United States General Services Administration and was unveiled in 1974, although Calder’s signature […]

Niterói Contemporary Art Museum on Mirante da Boa Viagem in Niterói, Rio de Janeiro – BR 🇧🇷

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 1 The Niterói Contemporary Art Museum (Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Niterói — MAC) is situated in the city of Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and is one of the city’s main landmarks. It was completed in 1996. Designed by Oscar Niemeyer with the assistance of structural engineer Bruno Contarini, […]

Börsen at Gustaf Adolfs Torg in Göteborg 🇸🇪

Volvo Photo Locations Part 58 The Bourse (Swedish: Börsen) is a municipal building in Gothenburg, western Sweden. It is located on the north side of Gustaf Adolf Square. Originally it was designed as a mercantile exchange, with a ballroom, by architect Pehr Johan Ekman in the Neoclassical style. It opened on 1 December 1849. The […]

Sahlgrenska huset on Norra Hamngatan in Göteborg 🇸🇪

Volvo Photo Locations Part 79 The building pictured above is the Sahlgrenska huset. On the night of January 14, 1746 a fire that destroyed 196 private houses and farms in this area. The plot had then one building made of solid stone, bought in 1721 by Jacob Sahlgren († 1736). The house was damaged, however, […]