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Copenhagen streets 1968

Some photos taken in Copenhagen in May 1968

Children playing in a new (at the time) social housing estate. Black facades and harsh concrete surroundings soon led to social problems on such estates.

Children playing in a new (at the t…

"Cycle and Ride" facility at an S-T…

A shop window attracts interest from passers-by

A shop window attracts interest fro…

An old terrace of housing. The slightly raised footway without a kerb provides an attractive separation

An old terrace of housing. The slig…

Light and shade

Light and shade…

Rush hour

Rush hour…

Trams, cars and cycles share the carriageway

Trams, cars and cycles share the ca…

Broad cycle lane with turning lane at junction.

Broad cycle lane with turning lane …

Boys fishing

Boys fishing…

Nyhaven. Today this famous street is lined with bars and restaurants, and the cars have been cleared out to provide more space for people. But there is less diversity of activity, and perhaps a less distinctive character, than in 1968.

Nyhaven. Today this famous street i…

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