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The home of the managing director of Royal Copenhagen was built in 1906. During the latter half of the 20th century, Frederiksberg developed from a village into a large metropolitan town. First large houses, then blocks of flats, but also large industrial buildings…

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Housing – climbing the social ladder

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Time / Periode 1907
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As industrialisation gathered speed in the latter half of the 19th century, Danish society radically changed. New towns shot up and the two old towns that made up the capital, Copenhagen and Frederiksberg, grew explosively. New classes moved in. The cream of the new middle classes comprised manufacturers, wholesalers and managing directors. Workers and low-level clerks were at the bottom of the ladder. Housing clearly defined class differences. As on Steen Blichers Vej, managing directors' residences often adjoined factory compounds. Otherwise, members of the middle class built their own large houses in the areas that developed in Østerbro, in parts of Frederiksberg and in the larger provincial towns. The dregs of society were banished to bedsits or one-bedroom flats in tenement houses with outdoor conveniences.

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