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Old Posted Feb 24, 2018, 4:21 PM
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Originally Posted by Swede View Post
The blocks this of the railroad look to be the same height as on the harbour side and the buildings as fancy (on average). So...
It was growing pretty fast around the turn of the century? And had access to financing for many good size buildings.
Most of the area north of the railroad was built in 1920's and 30's, when the city grew very, very fast. Another building boom was in the 50's and 60's and then again in 21st century.

Here is Kastellitorni, a 95-meter tall building completed in 1989.
Section003_pic23 by Vellu04, on Flickr

A previous scene updated with Kastellitorni.
Section003_pic24 by Vellu04, on Flickr
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