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Persons / Hastie Vasily Ivanovich (William) architect
Hastie V.I. (1753-1832), architect.

Hastie Vasily Ivanovich (William) (1753-1832), architect. Native of Switzerland, in 1784 he came to Russia by invitation of C. Cameron, settling in Tsarskoye Selo on Angliiskaya Street


29 August. His Majesty Alexander I approved the "Decree About Joining the Town of Sophia with Tsarskoye Selo". Uyezd offices were moved into Tsarskoye Selo. The staff of the town police was approved. The architect V.I
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The former building of the Building office, placed at the corner of Leontyevskaya Street and Srednyaya Street, was reconstructed by V.I. Geste for the Palace Board
Source: Tsarskoe Selo


The Hause of Kannobio ( the wooden house, a splendid example of the Russian Classicism) was built according to the design of V.I. Geste in Leontyevskaya Street (its present address is 18 Leontyevskaya Street). 8 January
Source: Tsarskoe Selo


The central building of the architectural ensemble of the Tsarskoye Selo Police, that was the first building according to the Tsarskoye Selo new development plan designed by V.I. Feste in 1808, was constructed
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24 June. The celebratory laying of the Catholic Church, designed by architects D. Adamani and L. Adamani with the constructing participation of V.P. Stasov, took place. Princess Zh.A
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A living house of the Fridental colony (a house of A. Kemper) with the garden

The Tsarskoye Selo colony Fridental was founded by immigrants from the duchy of Berg ruined by the war. On colonists elected deputy Abram Kemper’s petition submitted to Alexander I in 1816
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Alexandrovsky Bridge

ALEXANDROVSKY BRIDGE (other names - Semenovsky, Malosemenovsky, from the neighbouring barracks of the Semenovsky Life Guards Regiment), across Vvedensky Canal, from the Fontanka River Embankment. Built in 1808-14 (architect V.I. Geste)

Bridges (entry)

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Gascoigne Charles (1739-1806), manager of Izhorsky Plants

GASCOIGNE Karl Karlovich (Charles) (1739-1806), mechanical engineer, inventor, Actual Civil Counsellor. A native of Scotland, he graduated with a degree in engineering and was a founding member of Carron Metallurgy Company in 1760 and director of

Izhora Plants

IZHORA PLANTS (1 Lenina Avenue, Kolpino), an open joint-stock company, which was founded in 1992. It originated from the Menshikov Izhora Sawmill, built in the early 18th century at the Izhora River

Konyushenny Bridges

KONYUSHENNY BRIDGES (Stables' bridges), two bridges across the Moika River near the building of the Department of Stables (hence the name). The Bolshoy Konyushenny Bridge (formerly Greek

Krasny Bridge

KRASNY (RED) BRIDGE (until 1808 Bely – white, on account of its colour), over the Moika River, on Gorokhovaya Street. There are records of a wooden bridge in the city plan of 1717. In 1737, there existed a timber bridge with a navigation channel

Moika, river

MOIKA (the original name Mya; known as Muya until the early 18th century, derived from the Izhora word for "slush, mire"), a river in the Neva river delta. The Moika River is 4.67 kilometres long, with a width of up to 40 metres

Novo-Moskovsky Bridge

NOVO-MOSKOVSKY BRIDGE, over Obvodny Canal, along the line of Moskovsky Avenue. The bridge was built in 1808-1816 (architect V.I. Hastie), the span was covered by cast-iron tubbing vaults and rubble abutments faced with granite

Potseluev Bridge

POTSELUEV BRIDGE, (in 1738 known as Tsvetnoy), over the Moika River, on Glinki Street. The bridge was built in 1808-1816 (with intervals, architect V.I. Hastie) in place of a wooden pedestrian bridge that had existed here since 1738 and was replaced

Siny Bridge

SINY BRIDGE (Blue Bridge, called by its colour), across the Moika River, from Voznesensky Avenue to Antonenko Lane, constitutes part of St. Isaac Square. Since 1737, a wooden drawbridge was here (master H

The Central Building of the Town Policy.

V.I. Geste’s project, developed in 1809 and intended for office buildings, was used for constructing buildings of the Tsarskoye Selo Town Police (The Town Police Board, the Board of the Police Chief and Fire-station)
Source: Tsarskoe Selo

The estate of A.V. Kokorev (an industrialist, wine merchant, patron of art)

An example of a rich merchant modernist style estate, the base of which was made up the early constructions of two town places Nos. 154 and 153. One of them belonged to Privy Councillor F.A. Durasov, from who it passed to Prince Dondukov-Korsakov
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The Gostiny Dvor (Merchant Arcade)

A historical complex of the Tsarskoye Selo Gostiny Dvor (25 Moskovskaya Street) is located between Oranzhereinaya Street and Leontyevskaya Street. The complex includes the main building built by the architect N.S
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The House of F. Kanobbio.

A splendid sample of a wooden house with a mezzanine and three-part Italian window in the Classicism style was erected to the design of V.I. Geste which was approved by Alexander I in 1814
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The Tsarskoye Selo Real College (with a garden and fence)

On the place, where in 1902 the building of the Real College was built to the design of A.N. Ioss, an architect of the Saint Petersburg Educational Okrug, there was Torgovaya (Trade) Square of Tsarskoye Selo planned by V.I. Geste
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The Tsarskoye Selo College for Maids of the Ecclesiastic Class

The Tsarskoye Selo Women College of the Saint Petersburg eparchy department was founded according to the Emperor order by Grande Duchess Olga Nikolayevna, later the Queen of Württemberg
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The Tsarskoye Selo Palace Board

A long building is the compositional key point in the layout of the imperial estate and the central part of the town, it occupies the plot between Pevchesky (now it is Litseysky) Lane and Leontyevskaya Street
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The Tsarskoye Selo Palace Hospital

The Tsarskoye Selo Palace Hospital included two charity establishments: a hospital and alms-house, both supported for the money of the Palace Board since the time of Catherine I
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Zeleny Bridge

ZELENY BRIDGE (originally Petrovsky (Peter) Bridge, in 1735-68 Zeleny (green) Bridge, for its colour; in 1768-1918 Politseisky (police), in 1918-98 Narodny (people's), over the Moika River, on Nevsky Prospect