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April 19: Katajanokka Jugend 1

The real meat of the walkabout commenced once I was back on Katajanokka; I walked every Jugend street there.

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At the head of the neighborhood, on the Uspenski side, are a couple of buildings that I find iconic, perhaps due to their location; e.g. this one, named Aeolus, designed by Selim Lindqvist.

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The view up Luotsikatu (Pilot St).

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This is Tallberg, designed by Gesellius-Lindgren-Saarinen, which faces Aeolus across Luotsikatu.

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The Luotsikatu face of Aeolus.

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Composition in Sun and Shade, 2009.

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This means "Key Gallery," and its logo is pretty neat.

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Further up Luotsikatu.

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Nested arches.

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The name of this building is Eol; it was also designed by Gesellius-Lindgren-Saarinen. That balcony is impressively beefy.

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One of the metallic-tower buildings from before, I think, with a peeking streetlight.

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Long sun.

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A sporty number I happened upon on Laivastokatu (Fleet Street) along the north shore.

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Little bumpout park on the north shore that I'd walked by plenty of times but rarely seen from above like this.

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I think this one must be named Katajaniemi ("Cape Juniper," essentially a synonym for Katajanokka).

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Quite a composition of curves here.

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The sharpest edge of the Wellamo tower with some last sun.

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The back side of Wellamo, giving a better idea of the shape of the tower.

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A mysterious portal along the lower part of Laivastokatu. The entrance to the Wellamo restaurant is just behind the left-hand piece of the portal.

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Foundational rock at the south edge of Wellamo. I'm still really curious about that white line.

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This is, I think, the inland street face of Wellamo, along Vyökatu (Belt St).

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A more rectilinear bit of Jugend, still quite fetching.

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Elf windows.

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Tiles are an infrequently used material on the Jugend buildings, but are generally a welcome addition.

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Tiles detail: a pleasant mix of matte and glossy surfaces.

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Oddly tusk-like, yes?

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Vertical articulation, horizontal sun.