Laivastokatu at Katajanokka is called ”The Marine Street” of Helsinki. This beautiful building called ”Turso” at number 4, was designed by architect David Koponen and built in 1907.
Gustaf Estlander (1876-1930) was very wide-ranging Finnish architect who is known as beautiful Art Nouveau houses in Helsinki. Estlander was also the designer of the boat, racing yachtsman and European champion in speed skating. All Estlander buildings of today are classified as culturally and historically valuable. This picture is from Luotsikatu 3, Katajanokka.
Signora Delizia is located in the historic Aeolus-house at Satamakatu, Katajanokka.The house is designed by architect Selim A. Lindqvist and was built in 1903. The house represents the art nouveau style , which can be admired more at the streets nearby. In this place there was originally one of Helsinki’s oldest cigar shops, called Signora . These beautiful letters and sign are original, as well as the part of the furnishing.