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Adress index / Saint Petersburg, city / Oktyabrskaya Embankment
История переименований:
Oktyabrskaya Embankment (as of November 2, 1973)
road to the Right bank of Neva (the 1910s – the 1920s)
right bank of Neva Embankment (the 1930s – November 2, 1973)

Amusement Establishments (entry)

AMUSEMENT ESTABLISHMENTS. At the beginning of the 18th century the prototype of amusement establishments were "garden entertainments" with music and dances, were held in the Summer Garden

Bolshevikov Avenue

BOLSHEVIKOV AVENUE, a part of the central ring road lying between Kollontay Street and Oktyabrskaya Embankment. It was laid in the right-bank part of Nevsky District where names of streets are associated with the history of the revolutionary

Finlyandsky Railway Bridge

FINLYANDSKY RAILWAY BRIDGE, across the Neva River, on Finlyandskaya junction railway line. The bridge was built in 1910-13 (engineers N.A. Belelyubsky, G.G. Krivoshein, I.G. Alexandrov, architect V.P. Apyshkov)

Gogen von A.I. (1856-1914), architect.

GOGEN Alexander Ivanovich von (1856-1914, Petrograd), architect, member of the Academy of Architcture (1895). He graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts (1883). Among his early works, there are mansions of N.K

Monasteries (entry)

MONASTERIES, there were four monasteries in Petrograd (two women’s convents and two men’s monasteries) by 1917, and 42 metochions, which functioned according to monastery regulations

Nevskaya Manufaktura, Factory

NEVSKAYA MANUFAKTURA (50 Oktyabrskaya Embankment), an open joint-stock company, manufacturer of woolen cloth, non-woven fabrics, and industrial cloth. Founded by English merchant J

Nevsky District

NEVSKY DISTRICT, an administrative and territorial unit of St. Petersburg, with its administration located at 163 Obukhovskoy Oborony Avenue. Formed in 1917, it was called Volodarsky District in 1920-49

Nevsky Society for Public Amusements Arrangement

NEVSKY SOCIETY FOR PUBLIC AMUSEMENTS ARRANGEMENT, a non-governmental organisation instituted on 9 September1891 by a group of Nevsky Zastava manufacturers. The society was preceded by an intellectuals' coterie headed by manufacturer V.P

Oktyabrskaya Embankment

OKTYABRSKAYA EMBANKMENT translated as October Embankment and known as Pravogo Berega Nevy Embankment before 1973. It runs between Zolnaya Street and Novosaratovka Settlement and crosses a number of settlements such as Klochki

Ol А.А. (1883-1958), architect

OL Andrey Andreevich (1883 - 1958, Leningrad), architect, corresponding member of the USSR Academy of Architecture (1941), doctor of architecture (1943). Graduated from the Institute of Civil Engineering (1910)

Right Bank of the Neva River

RIGHT BANK OF THE NEVA RIVER, a general name of a vast territory on the right bank of the Neva River southwards from the Soyedinitelnaya railway line and the Okhta - Zanevsky Post stretch


RUSANOVKA, an area to the south-east boundary of St. Petersburg, at the end of Oktyabrskaya Embankment, on the site where the Utka River flows into the Neva. The region was named after landlords Rusanov

Sosnovka (Nevsky District)

SOSNOVKA, the historical name of the area to the south-east of St. Petersburg, between the Neva River, Narodnaya Street and Bolshevikov Avenue. It was named after the manor of A.I

Utka, river

UTKA, a river southeast of Saint Petersburg, feeds into the Neva River from the right, meeting it near Heating Station No. 5. Named after manufacturer Utkin, which dates back to the 19th century

Utkina Zavod

UTKINA ZAVOD, a locality in southeast of Saint Petersburg, on the Neva River's right bank, just above the Utka River Estuary, along the Oktyabrskaya Embankment

Vargunin Family, entrepreneurs

VARGUNIN FAMILY, entrepreneurs, former peasants of Yaroslavl Region. Ivan Grigorievich Vargunin (?-1826) was a stationery seller in St. Petersburg. His son Alexander Ivanovich (1807-1877) built Nevskaya Stationery Factory together with J