Despite its name, the Kaleva barn, has had many uses during its history, yet it never functioned as a barn. It has now become a joint arts and cultural hub. Helena Teräväinen writes about her encounters with the building.
The headquarters of the Kesko Corporation was completed in 1940, forming a gate and landmark to the Katajanokka district of Helsinki. The interiors behind the building’s protected facades have now been converted into unique apartments and a hotel.