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Nystrom, Karl Gustav (1856 - !917), an architect

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Nystrom, Karl Gustav (1856 - !917), an architect. In 1876 Nystrom graduated from the Politechnic Institute in Helsingfors (Helsinki). Diring 1878-1979 he learned at the Higher Technical School in Vienna. From 1879 he was a teacher of the Politechnic Institute, in 1895 he became a professor, during 1896-1904 he was a vice-principal and during 1907-1910 he was the Principal (in 1908 Institute was reorganized into the University of Technology). In 1892 Nystrom became an academician of the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts. He built the United Bank (Yhdyspankki) building (1900; the present-day address: 2 Pionerskaya Street; now it is building of the Public Corporation "Vyborg-bank"), the building of the Vyborg Department of the Bank of Finland (1908-1910; the present-day address: 2 Lenin Prospekt) in Vyborg Town. In Helsinki Nystrom designed the building of the State Archives (1886) and the House of Classes (1888). In St. Petersburg he designed the building of the G.F. Tseidler Surgical Hospital (1886) at the Geneva Medical Institute. Nystrom died in Helsinki.

Chistyakov, Anton Yuryevich

Nystrom, Karl Gustav
Zeidler, G.F.

Leningrad Oblast, the/Vyborg District/Vyborg Town/Lenin Prospekt
Leningrad Oblast, the/Vyborg District/Vyborg Town/Pionerskaya Street
Leningrad Oblast, the/Vyborg District/Vyborg Town

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Lukkarinen V. Classisism and History: Anachronistic architectural thinking in Finland at the turn of the century. Jac. Ahrenberg and Gustaf Nystrom. Helsinki, 1989.