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Persons / Cameron Charles architect
Cameron C. (1745-1812), architect.

CAMERON Charles (1745-1812, St. Petersburg), architect, representative of Neoclassicism. Native of Scotland, he studied in France under the guidance of his father, later under the architect I. Uer, then in Italy. Since 1779, he worked in St


20 May. The Cathedral of St. Sophia, that was constructed by architects Ch. Cameron and I. Starov, was consecrated in the presence of Catherine II. Archpriest A.A. Samborsky became the first senior priest of the Cathedral
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Architects of Our City, publication series

ARCHITECTS OF OUR CITY, the series of publications about outstanding architects of St. Petersburg - Leningrad published by the Leningrad Publishing House from 1971. The series contains books about the life and work of S. I. Chevakinsky, M. G

Barracks of the Fourth Life Guard Rifle Imperial Family Regiment

The barracks occupies the whole area opposite the Catherine Park and the Admiralty on Parkovaya Street and limited by Kadetsky Boulevard, Krasnoy Zvezdi (Red Star) Street and Ogorodnaya Street
Source: Tsarskoe Selo

Baths (entry)

BATHS. The first baths in St. Petersburg were built near rivers and other reservoirs, separate from residential houses. About 30 so-called commercial baths were constructed by 1720. Construction was paid for by the Treasury

Catherine Palace (Town of Pushkin)

CATHERINE PALACE (Town of Pushkin), an architectural monument of the Baroque period, compositional centre and dominating architecture of the park and palace ensemble of Tsarskoe Selo

China-village (Pushkin)

CHINA-VILLAGE (PUSHKIN), an architectural monument, part of the Tsarskoe Selo Palace and Park Ensemble, divided by Podkapriznaya Road from Catherine Park. Constructed in 1782-98 (architect A. Rinaldi, C

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


KRONSTADT, a town on Kotlin Island, 32 kilometres west of Saint Petersburg. The town's history traces back to a sea fort called Kronslot built in the winter of 1703-04. By May 1704, two batteries were constructed along the south bank

Pavlovsk, Palace and Park Ensemble

PAVLOVSK, the palace and park ensemble in the town Pavlovsk, is one of the biggest landscape parks in Europe. Its total area is 600 hectares. In 1777, the estate located here was presented by Empress Catherine II to her son Prince Pavel Pavlovich on

Pavlovsk, town

PAVLOVSK, a town (from 1796), municipal unit, and the centre of the Pavlovsky District on the Slavyanka River. Known as Slutsk in 1918-44. As of 2002, the population count was approximately 16,000 inhabitants

St. Andrew's Cathedral in Kronstadt

ST. ANDREW’S CATHEDRAL in Kronstadt, at 17 Lenina Avenue. An architectural monument of late Classicism (Empire style), was erected in 1805-17 (by architects C. Cameron, A. D. Zakharov and A. N

St. Sofia Cathedral at Tsarskoe Selo

ST. SOFIA CATHEDRAL AT TSARSKOE SELO, located at 1 Sofyskaya Square, Pushkin. The traditional name of the Holy Ascension Cathedral, built in 1782-88 in the Classicist style (architect C

The Big Hothouse with Garden.

The building was constructed in the 1750s to the design of F.-B. Rastrelli in the Baroque style. Constructing was directed by the architect S.I. Chevakinsky. In 1820-1828 V.P. Stasov rebuilt the building in the Classicism style
Source: Tsarskoe Selo

The building of the Tsarskoye Selo Military Hospital (Sophia post office)

Constructing of a four-storied stone Post Office with stables and sheds in the town of Sophia was made in 1784 to the design of Ch. Cameron. In 1805-1806 it was rebuilt according to L. Rusca’s project under the direction of the brick-master D
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The Cameron Gallery (an ensemble of the Catherine Palace)

The Cameron Gallery, called in honour of its builder, with the graceful colonnade formed by Ionic fluted columns and a spectacular terrace with bow-shaped stairs led into the park, is a part of the architectural complex of Cameron’s Thermae
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The Cold Bath or the Agate Rooms Pavilion (an ensemble of the Catherine Palace)

The building, being the central place in the complex of Cameron’s Thermae, was built by Ch. Cameron for Catherine II in 1780-1788. Sculptors J.D. Rashett and K. Goffert, masters of jasper-cutting V.Davydov and V
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The House of the Commander of the Life - Guard Hussar His Emperor Majesty Regiment

The building was originally intended for placing the Patrimony Board office, it was built in 1773-1775 to the design of V.I. Neyelov. It was connected with two angle buildings with towers with the solid brick fence
Source: Tsarskoe Selo

Tsarskoe Selo, palace and park ensemble

TSARSKOE SELO (Pushkin town), a monument of town-planning and a palace and park ensemble dating from the 18th to the beginning of the 20th century. The core of the ensemble is the estate of Empress Catherine I Sarskaya Myza (founded in 1710)

Two Angle Houses with Towers (the guardhouse, arsenal and office of the Life-Guard Hussar His Emperor Majesty Regiment)

Towers with wings were built in 1773-1775 to the design of V.I. Neyelov for placing the Patrimony Board of Tsarskoye Selo. The main building and wings were connected with a solid brick fence which has survived until our days
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V.I. Neelov, I.V. Neelov, P.V. Neelov, architects

NEELOV family, a family of architects, representatives of early Neoclassicism and Romanticism. Vasily Ivanovich (1722-82), apprentice of S.I. Chevakinsky and M.G. Zemtsov; from 1744, worked with them and F.B