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Kulturarv i stadsutveckling: Kvarteret Almen Karlstad Värmland
Karlstad University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (starting 2013), Department of Political, Historical, Religious and Cultural Studies.
2014 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Cultural Heritage in Urban development : The neighborhood Almen in Karlstad Varmland (English)
Abstract [en]

This essay is from a student at the cultural science program in Karlstad University. The essay in Culture studies deals about the history use and about the cultural-historical values on buildings. The buildings are from a certain area called the neighborhood Almen and have in the past been threatening many times of demolition. The neighborhood Almen buildings survived a huge city fire back in the 19th century. Since then the buildings has been known as a memory and by the inhabitants and as the oldest part of the city left. Still the buildings have been threatened by demolishing. Tidhomlska garden is the only building that happened to demolished in the 20th century. It took to much space for a new building near by the statehouse. The three buildings that creates the neighborhood Almen is the Landshövdingegarden, Doctorsgarden and Flachska garden. The Landshövdingegarden has been residence for Varmlands first four county governors. It can be motivated for the personal historical value. Doctorsgarden has been home in the 19th century home to two private doctors. Flachska garden has also been home to Major Flach and in one of the buildings he created a solitude post office in the 19th century. The buildings describes the poor inhabitants in the first years how the lived and there for its social historical-value. It is a very important cultural heritage and can be used for the future in many different ways. It also has a very high cultural historical value to the society of the city.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2014. , 38 p.
Keyword [sv]
Kvarteret Almen, Kulturhistorisk värdering
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-32413OAI: diva2:723673
Subject / course
Cultural studies
Educational program
Cultural studies, 180 hp
Available from: 2014-10-13 Created: 2014-06-11 Last updated: 2014-10-13Bibliographically approved

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