Aira building (1924–26)

Photo: Tero Takalo-Eskola

Photo: Tero Takalo-Eskola

Photo: Tero Takalo-Eskola


In residential use, can only be viewed from the outside

Intended for railway employees, this three-storey brick building is the first block of flats designed by Alvar Aalto. It has 18 apartments of equal size. Its pure classicist style is enlivened by sophisticated details, such as decorated eaves and arched doorways.

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Tapionkatu 2,
40100 Jyväskylä
 

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The symbols indicate the distance from Kompassiaukio (Compass Square) in the centre of Jyväskylä. (Source: Google Maps)
9 min    8 min

Tapionkatu 2,
40100 Jyväskylä