Viitatorni (1957–62)

Photo: Tero Takalo-Eskola

Photo: Tero Takalo-Eskola

Photo: Tero Takalo-Eskola


In residential use, can only be viewed from the outside

Viitatorni is a high-rise designed by Alvar Aalto that dominates and unites the garden suburb of Viitaniemi. The building is a simplified version Aalto’s original design. Facing Lake Tuomiojärvi, its stepped facade is asymmetric, highlighting the vertical dimension of the building. Viitatorni has 13 storeys and 72 apartments, with studio apartments in the middle and three-person flats at both ends.

Contact information

Viitaniementie 16,
40720 Jyväskylä
 

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Contact information

The symbols indicate the distance from Kompassiaukio (Compass Square) in the centre of Jyväskylä. (Source: Google Maps)
18 min    10 min

Viitaniementie 16,
40720 Jyväskylä