Ultra Swank - Retro Adventures

Stockholm Street Scenes Then and Now

Written by Christopher • November 18th, 2010
Stockholm Street Scenes Then and Now

Hantverkargatan, Stockholm in 1963

Time for some more nostalgia, this time from Stockholm, Sweden. I always find it amazing how quickly things can change, usually it’s for the better – but anyone who reads this blog knows that’s not true at all. Depicted are a bunch of street scenes from the capital of Sweden, taken between 1945 and 1978.

Even though some of them were shot in the middle of the winter I still find them warmer and more pleasant then their modern counterpart. A sign that times gone by really were that much better?

What do you think?

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Above: Hantverkargatan — Stockholm

Above: Jacobsgatan — Stockholm

Above: Kungsgatan — Stockholm

Above: Malmskillnadsgatan — Stockholm

Above: Sergels Torg — Stockholm


A Swedish expatriate and founder of Ultra Swank. Chris loves showcasing his passion for mid-century design, defunct airlines, Disneyland and modernist architecture. He's also renowned as a connoisseur of easy-listening music from the 60s and 70s.

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