Pastel-colored religious books, trippy cat art and doilies everywhere; this abandoned house could only have belonged to two sisters that lived and died together serving our Lord and Saviour.
In which we admire elaborate chandeliers, ornate fireplaces and an outdoor sculpture park in the snow-covered fields of South Finland.
Demolished in late 2014, the unassuming apartment block could be heralded as a symbol of Finland’s post-war urbanization and the social divides that have emerged since.
Today, this old sailor’s house with its famously eccentric facade is one of the last sparks of local color left in Helsinki’s rapidly changing Pasila neighborhood.
Citizen activists in the Herttoniemi district of Helsinki are demanding the preservation and repurposing of the beautiful early 20th century villa.