Neo-Renaissance Architecture

Grönqvist house (Grönqvistin talo), Helsinki

Grönqvist house, Helsinki

One of the Northern blocks of the Kluuvi district along the Esplanade Park occupies a huge building with turrets and intricate decorations, which the residents of Helsinki call "The Stone wall of Grönqvist" (read more )

Old customs warehouse, Helsinki

Old customs warehouse, Helsinki

In the southern part of the island of katayanokka is a large red brick building-a former customs warehouse (Tulli -ja Pakkahuone) built in 1898-1901 near the South Harbor docks (read more )

Du Nord Department store (Magasin du Nord), Copenhagen

Copenhagen.  Magasin du Nord

On Kongens Nytorv square, to the right of the Royal tetr, is the main Department store of the Danish retail chain Magasin. The history of the company began in the city of Aarhus with a small manufactory Emil Vett & Co, which was opened in 1868 by Theodor Wessel and Emil Vett (read more )