Högalid Church

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Högalid Church
Högalid Church
Coordinates: 59°19′03″N 18°02′15″E / 59.31750°N 18.03750°E / 59.31750; 18.03750
LocationSödermalm, Stockholm
DenominationChurch of Sweden
Architect(s)Ivar Tengbom
StyleNational Romantic style
Years built1916–1923
Completed10 June 1923 (1923-06-10)
ParishHögalid Parish
DioceseDiocese of Stockholm

The Högalid Church (Swedish: Högalidskyrkan) is a protected church building. It is located at the district of Södermalm in the town of Stockholm in Sweden.[1] It was designed by architect Ivar Tengbom. It was built upon elevated ground between 1916–1923. The area it was built on was originally barren. Later, the area was turned into a park,[2] >The church is one of the more prominent buildings in town. It Complements the contemporary Stockholm City Hall on the opposite side of Riddarfjärden. The church is considered being one of Sweden's foremost examples of the National Romantic architectural style.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Högalidskyrkan" (in Swedish). Church of Sweden. Retrieved 3 January 2015.
  2. "Hornsbruksgatan och del av Högalidsparken, Stockholm" (in Swedish). Stockholm Municipality. Retrieved 3 January 2015.
  3. "Bebyggelseregistret (BBR) - Riksantikvarieämbetet" (in Swedish). Swedish National Heritage Board. Retrieved 3 January 2015.

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