Kalliovaara at Laivanvarustajankatu 9, was established in 1905 aim to build a ”Relatively comfortable and healthy housies for workers and young families.” The building was designed by contractor Juho Tikka, in the spirit of Art Nouveau. As in many blocks of flats in Helsinki , many residents took part of the construction of their homes .
Helsingfors Sägelsällskap/Helsinki Yacht Club is the second oldest yacht club in Helsinki, established in 1893. The yacht club has 1350 members and 350 mainly sail boats in the register. The club and this characteristic lifesaver are located at Liuskasaari island in the middle of southern Helsinki.
Architect Usko Nyström studied in Paris at the École des Beaux-Arts in 1890. Later he became a teacher of Helsinki University of Technology, including teaching Alvar Aalto. This beautiful Nyström’s artnouveau house ”Kointähti” was built in 1907 at Pietarinkatu 9, Ullanlinna area, Helsinki. Beautiful typography on the wall is made of tiles. You can find more information at: http://www.kointahti.fi