Tårnborgvej

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Tårnborgvej is a dead end street extending from the northside of Gammel Kongevej, one block west of H. C. Ørsteds Vej, in the Frederiksberg district of Copenhagen, Denmark.

History[edit]

The street takes its name after Villa Tårnborg, a house located at the corner of Gammel Kongevej and H. C. Ørstedsvej, which was designed by Johan Daniel Herholdt for his sister and brother-in-law A. C.B. Bibow in 1856-47. The house was demolished in 1859.[1]

Buildings[edit]

A number of old villas from the late 19th century have survived. No. 12 is fro m 1867-[2] The two house at No. 4 (1893) and No. 6-8 were both designed by Vilhelm Friedrichsen.[3] No. 6 (1870) is now home to Kaptajn Johnsens Skole's after school programmes.[4]

Frederiksberg Borgerforenings Stiftelse (No. 14-16), læcated behind a low fence at the bottom of the street, is from 1902 and was designed by the architect Ludvig Andersen. He has also designed Pilegaarden and Skt. Joseph Hospital in Copenhagen. Frederiksberg Borgerforening was founded in 1888.[5]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tårnborggade" (in Danish). hovedstadshistorie.dk. Retrieved 2 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Ejendommen bag et af kvarterets store træer, vistnok et cyprestræ, i 2004" (in Danish). kbhbilleder.dk. Retrieved 2 January 2020.
  3. ^ "Ejendommen i italiensk stil i 2004" (in Danish). kbhbilleder.dk. Retrieved 2 January 2020.
  4. ^ "Kaptajn Johnsens Skoles skolefritidsordning, Piraten" (in Danish). kbhbilleder.dk. Retrieved 2 January 2020.
  5. ^ "Frederiksberg Borgerforenings Stiftelse" (in Danish). kbhbilleder.dk. Retrieved 2 January 2020.
  6. ^ "Caspar Paludan Møller" (in Danish). kbhbilleder.dk. Retrieved 2 January 2020.
  7. ^ "Bopælsregister: L" (in Danish). indenforvoldene.dk. Retrieved 2 January 2020.

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