‘Kihlman’ Korkeavuorenkatu 19

1898 'Kihlman' Korkeavuorenkatu 19 Ullanlinna Helsinki
‘Kihlman’
Korkeavuorenkatu 19
Ullanlinna
Helsinki
Finland

1898

This impressive brick-facade building is called ‘Kihlman’ and it was completed in 1898.

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1898 'Kihlman' Korkeavuorenkatu 19 Ullanlinna Helsinki

This building is from the early part of the Art Nouveau Jugendstil period, which was a cross-over era when architects were experimenting with new styles.

1898 'Kihlman' Korkeavuorenkatu 19 Ullanlinna Helsinki

The ‘Kihlman’ building was created by architects Karl Hård af Segerstadt and Bertel Jung.

1898 'Kihlman' Korkeavuorenkatu 19 Ullanlinna Helsinki

Bricks were expensive at the time, as they needed to be imported. This decorated brick style was typical of a new style found across Northern Europe in the late 1890s.

1898 'Kihlman' Korkeavuorenkatu 19 Ullanlinna Helsinki
1898 'Kihlman' Korkeavuorenkatu 19 Ullanlinna Helsinki
1898 'Kihlman' Korkeavuorenkatu 19 Ullanlinna Helsinki
1898 'Kihlman' Korkeavuorenkatu 19 Ullanlinna Helsinki
1898 'Kihlman' Korkeavuorenkatu 19 Ullanlinna Helsinki

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