Tallinn - Rotermann and Russians

Estonia, Tallinn Guide (B): Tallinn - Rotermann and Russians

As I had already explored the old town of Tallinn, capital of Estonia I was delighted when Katrin, our city guide, offered to show us a different area of Tallinn. The Rotermann Quarter was established by the Rotermann dynasty during the nineteenth century. It flourished during the early twentieth century under the leadership of Christian Barthold Rotermann. The Rotermann Quarter was home to flour and bread factories, a timber plant, roofing paperboard mill, lumber mill, wool factory, raw linen processing plant, porcelain and decorative glass workshop, weaving workshop, refrigeration house, a department store and the Rosen & Co Tallinn Vodka Factory. This industrial island, separated from the old town by a main road leading to the port is now receiving a face-lift as old industrial buildings are being turned into modern buildings that now house apartments, offices, shops and cafés. A good example of this transformation is the addition of three glass towers to a carpenters’ workshop by Koko architects. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Tallinn - Rotermann and Russians
Guide Location: Estonia » Tallinn
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Museum of Estonian Architecture   Telliskivi Creative City   Alexander Nevsky Cathedral   Toompea Castle   church of Saint John   Freedom Square   Monument to the War of Freedom   Niguliste Church  
Author: Valery Collins
Read it on author's website: https://experiencedtraveller.com/journal/2017-01-22-tallinn-rotermann-and-russians