Nyelandsvej

Nyelandsvej is a street in the Frederiksberg district of Copenhagen, Denmark. It runs from Falkoner Allé in the southeast to a roundabout at the north end of Dalgas Boulevard in the northwest. The more urban, eastern part of the street, between Falkoner Allé and Nordre Fasanvej, separates an area with Copenhagen Business School's Solbjerg Campus and Frederiksberg Centret to the south from the Svømmehal Quarter to the north. The western part of the street is the site of the multi-purpose venue Keddelhallen and follows the south side of Frederiksberg Hospital before entering an area with Single-family detached homes.

History

Nyelandsvej was established in 1883-84 and received its name on 17 April 1884. It is named for Stephan Peter Nyeland (1793-1875), provisionmaster (proviantforvalter) at the Navel Department (Søetaten), who owned a country estate on Falkonér Allé between 1837 and 1875 on whose land part of Nyelandsvej, Langelandsvej and Bentzonsvej.[1]

Københavns Mælkeforsyning ("Copenhagen's Milk Supply"), whose name was later changed to Solbjerg Majeri (Solbjerg Dairy), opened on the street at No. 25 in 1884. Its old buildings were replaced by new ones in the 1920s and it developed into one of the largest employers in Frederiksberg. It had direct access to Frederiksberg Station's goods yard. The dairy closed in the mid-1970s.[2]

The street section west of Nordre Fasanvej was also established in 1884 but was called Bergersvej until 1900. Copenhagen County Hospital (Københavns Amts Sygehus) was built on the north side of the road in the 1890s. The buildings became part of Frederiksberg Hospital when Copenhagen County Hospital completed its move to Gentofte in 1939.Frederiksberg Incineration Plant opened on the other side of the street in 1903.[3]

Notable buildings and residents

Skolen på Nyelandsvej ("The School on Nyelandsvej") at No. 23. is a public primary school. It was built in 189192 to design by Christian Laurits Thuren.[2]

No. 27 is the former home of Frederiksberg Seminarium and now houses Metropolitan University College's Department of Education and Learning.[2]

The Godthaab Church (No. 51) was inaugurated in 1911. Designed by Gotfred Tvede, it is part of a complex which also included Godhaab Parish's day care center (Godthåbs Sogns Menigheds Børnehave) and General Classens Asyl. The adjacent residential building (Nyelandsvej 53-63/Nordre Fasanvej 48) were built from 1913 by Arbejdernes Andels-Boligforening efterto design by Viggo Thalbitzer, og er det første eksempel i Danmark på et boligbyggeri ud fra almennyttige principper.[2]

The multi-purpose venue Keddelhallen is occupies the surviving buildings of Frederiksberg Incineration Plant. They were adapted for their current use in 2001.[4]

Transport

Fasanvej Station is situated kust south of the intersection with Nordre Fasanvej. It is served by the M1 and M2 lines of Copenhagen Metro.

References

  1. "Svømmehalskvarterets veje og deres historier". taxafinn.dk (in Danish). Retrieved 8 February 2015.
  2. "Veje på Frederiksberg" (in Danish). Frederiksberg Kommune. Retrieved 3 February 2015.
  3. "Keddelhallen:Husets anvendelse og administration" (in Danish). Frederiksberg Kommune. Archived from the original on 2012-07-31. Retrieved 2012-04-14.
  4. "KB Fodbold Faciliteter Kedelhallen" (in Danish). KB Fodbold. Archived from the original on 2012-09-03. Retrieved 2012-04-14.

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