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Academy House

ACADEMY HOUSE (1/2 Lieutenant Schmidt Embankment), architectural monument. A residential house of the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences, built according to an exemplary project of the early 18th century, reconstructed in 1757-58 (architect S.I

Adamini's House

ADAMINI'S HOUSE (1 Moika River Embankment), architectural monument. It was built for merchant Antonov in 1823-27 in the late Empire style (architect D.F. Adamini, hence the name)

Apartment Houses (entry)

APARTMENT HOUSES, houses constructed to receive a profit by leasing the apartments. They appeared in St. Petersburg in the early 18th century, proliferated after the decree of 1769 that authorized shops to be arranged on the ground floors

Basin House

BASIN HOUSE (5 Ostrovsky Square), architectural monument of the Neo-Byzantine style, apartment house of N.P. Basin (built by his plans in 1878-79). The house facades with windows of varied patterns and featuring so-called “polotentsa” (towels)

Bubyr's House

BUBYR'S HOUSE (11 Stremyannaya Street), monument of Art Nouveau architecture. Built in 1906-07 (architect N.V. Vasilyev, A.F. Bubyr) as an apartment house by commission of the Ugryumov family on a narrow, elongated plot

Chicherin House

CHICHERIN HOUSE (Kosikovsky House, Eliseev House) (15 Nevsky Prospect), monument of early Neoclassical architecture. Built in 1768-71 (architect unknown, possibly G.B. Vallin de la Mothe or Y.M. Felten) for general chief of police N.I

Commandant's House

COMMANDANT'S HOUSE, the commandant's residence at Peter and Paul Fortress. The first wooden Commandant's house was constructed in 1704. In 1718, it was replaced by a new building

Demidov's Houses

DEMIDOV’S HOUSES (43-45 Bolshaya Morskaya Street), architectural monuments. Two houses situated on these plots were built in the 1740s, and in 1835-40, reconstructed by architect A.A. Montferrand for P.N. Demidov, who was a mine owner

Grabbe House

GRABBE HOUSE (40 Griboedova Canal Embankment), a monument of Baroque architecture, a rare example of a residential house of the mid-18th century. It was built in the 1750s (architect unknown)

House of Kotomin

HOUSE Of KOTOMIN (18 Nevsky Prospect), an architectural monument of classical style. It was constructed in the middle of the 18th century, in 1812-14 rebuilt in an apartment house for merchant K.B. Kotomin (architect V.P. Stasov)

House of Tsarist Political Prisoners

House of Tsarist Political Prisoners (1 Troitskaya Square), a monument of Constructivist architecture, built in 1929-33 for the members of Leningrad department of the Society of Former Tsarist Political Prisoners and Exiles (architects G.A

House-Communes (entry)

HOUSE-COMMUNES, residential constructions with developed structures of consumer services provided for the tenants (food, childcare, laundry, cleaning, etc.). The idea of Houses-Communes emerged in the 1920s in the search for new ways of creating

Houses of Specialists (entry)

HOUSES OF SPECIALISTS. New buildings constructed after a decision taken by the city administration to transform Leningrad into the model socialist city. Houses of Specialists were constructed for workers from different branches of the economy

Lidval, House of

LIDVAL, HOUSE OF (1-3 Kamennoostrovsky Avenue, / 5 Malaya Posadskaya Street), a modernist architectural monument. The building was constructed in 1899-1904 by architect F.I. Lidval on land that belonged to his mother I. B. Lidval

Mizhuev, House of

MIZHUEV, HOUSE OF (26 Fontanka River Embankment), an architectural monument of high classicism, a unique example of the early 19th century apartment house. It was constructed in 1804-1806 (architect A.D. Zakharov) for the merchant K

Muruzi House

MURUZI HOUSE (27/24 Liteiny Avenue), an architectural monument, five-storied apartment house, constructed in 1874-1877 (architect A.K. Serebryakov with the assistance of P.I. Shestov and N.V. Sultanov) and belonging to Prince A.D. Muruzi (1807-1880)

Residential Blocks (entry)

RESIDENTIAL BLOCKS, a site development system typical for new city districts built in the 1920-30s. Due to an acute demand for accommodations in the mid-1920s, individual home building was replaced by residential blocks - a new type of city

Schreter's Houses

Schreter's Houses (Nos.112 and 114 Moika River Embankment), monuments of architecture; private mansion and apartment building belonging to architect V.A. Schreter and built to his design on neighbouring lots separated from one another by a yard

Tolstoy, House of

TOLSTOY, HOUSE OF (52-54 Fontanka River Embankment/ 15-17 Rubinsteina Street), an architectural monument of the late Art nouveau. The six-storey apartment house was constructed in 1910-1912 on the request of the landlord Count M.P

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