Vintage Helsinki travel poster, 1950.

Something old Something new Something borrowed Something blue Little bits of Finland and anything.

The Story of the Hietalahti Market Hall

Contrary to the urban legend, Helsinki’s second oldest market hall has never served as horse barracks for the Russians. The traditional market hall of Hietalahti was opened in December and wi…

The Hietalahti Market Place, 1970.

The Hietalahti Market Place,

Bysa and Sandis and Uttern – now known as Jätkäsaari. 1912.

Bysa and Sandis and Uttern – now known as Jätkäsaari.

West harbour, 1970.

West harbour, 1970.

Nobel price winner A.I. Virtanen  and colleague Henning Karström in front of Kalevankatu 56, the Biochemical research facility, in 1932.

Nobel price winner A. Virtanen and colleague Henning Karström in front of Kalevankatu the Biochemical research facility, in

The Tall Ships Races in Helsinki, 1972.

The Tall Ships Races in Helsinki,

The Sinebrychoff brewing factory in Hietalahti, 1970.

The Sinebrychoff brewing factory in Hietalahti,

A view from a tram to Hietalahti Market Place, 1970.

A view from a tram to Hietalahti Market Place,


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