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Persons / Menelas Adam Adamovich architect
Menelas A.A. (1753-1834), architect

MENELAS Adam Adamovich (1753-1831, Tsarskoe Selo), architect, landscape designer, representative of the late Neoclassicism. Native of Scotland. From 1785, resided in Russia, worked as a mason in the workshop of N.A. Lvov in Torzhok and Mogilev


The construction of the Llama Pavilion designed by A. Menelaws was begun, llamas had been brought from South America. In 1860 the Llama Pavilion was rebuilt for the photography studio by I
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12 May. In the Catherine Palace was a fire having damaged the part of the Main halls and the Church of the Resurrection of Christ, in the presence of Emperor Alexander I
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The White Tower was constructed in the park ( architect A.
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Separate Park was laid out and the Colonistsky Pond was dug according to the design of A.
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Architect A. Menelaws constructed the Chapelle and the Arsenal on the site of the Monbijou and the Pensioner Stables for the old horses of Their Own saddles of Their Majesties
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Pavilion "Elephants" designed by A. Menelaws was constructed in the Alexander Park and elephants were in this pavilion until
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The construction of the Egyptian Gates (architect A.Menelaws) and the Moscow Gates designed by V.M. Gornostayev, V.A. Glinka and A.P. Gildenbrandt was finished
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Alexandria, palace and park ensemble (Peterhof)

ALEXANDRIA, palace and park ensemble of Peterhof located to the east of the Lower Park and occupying a territory of 115 hectares. Since 1711, the estate of A.D

Alexandrovsky Park (Pushkin)

ALEXANDROVSKY PARK (Pushkin), a landscape architecture monument, situated west of Ekaterininsky Park. The park is a part of Tsarskoe Selo palace and park ensemble. Alexandrovsky Park covers an area of 120 hectares

Babolovsky Park (Pushkin town)

BABOLOVSKY PARK (Pushkin town), a monument of landscape architecture situated in the southwestern part of Pushkin town is a part of Tsarskoe Selo palace park ensemble. Its area consists of 268,8 hectares

Historical style (Eclecticism)

HISTORICAL STYLE (Eclecticism), architectural style of the 1830s-90s. The sense of Eclecticism is the free choice or the amalgamation of methods and motifs of a variety of historical styles, associatively expressing the purpose of buildings

Mikhailovsky Garden

MIKHAILOVSKY GARDEN is a landscape architectural monument from the first third of the 19th century. It is a city garden with an area of 8.7 hectares confined on one side by Mikhailovsky Palace, Griboedova Canal Embankment

Peterhof, palace and park ensemble

PETERHOF, the palace and park ensemble in Petrodvorets. Until 1917, remained a summer imperial residence on the southern coast of the Gulf of Finland. The construction of Peterhof started in 1709 at the command of Tsar Peter the Great

Separate Park, The

The Separate Park with the Colonist Pond ( it is situated along Pavlovsk Road). It was laying out by the architect A.A.Menelaws and gardeners F.F. Lyamin and I.F. Piper in 1824 - 1825. It was partly replaned in the middle of the 19th cent

The Arsenal (Monbijou) (an ensemble of the Alexander Park).

The pavilion Arsenal (Monbijou) is located in the Alexander Park of the town of Pushkin. During 1747-1750 in the center of the Menagerie architects S.I. Chevakinsky and F.-B
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The Chapelle Pavilion (an ensemble of the Alexander Park)

The Chapelle pavilion was located near the Upper Hothouses along the Menagerie line. Two Chapelle’s towers, connected with the arch, were built during 1825-1828 on the place of the dismantled southern bastion of the Menagerie
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The Elephant Pavilion (an ensemble of the Alexander Park)

The wooden pavilion Elephants with small Indian style towers and service rooms and sheds, surrounded the yard, was built by the architeсt Menelaws in 1828. Appartments of the park wardens and elephant supervisor were placed in this pavilion
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The Farm (an ensemble of the Alexander Park)

The Farm is located in the heart of the Alexander Park near the White Tower and the Military Chamber. The complex has been founded at this place from 1810 when the first wooden constructions were built according to the design of the garden
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The Gate "To my dear comrades", a monument

Address: the town of Pushkin, Sadovaya Street, to the North-East part of the Catherine Park. Architects: Vasily Petrovich Stasov (1769-1848) Adam Menelaws (1748-1833) Opened: 17 August 1817 Materials: the Gate columns

The Kolonistsky Pond in the Separated Park.

The Kolonistsky Pond was made on the base of the two artificial rectangular ponds dug in 1804 on the Pavlovsk water supply system. The old track of the Moscow Road was located between them
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The Kuzminsky (Egyptian) Gate.

The Kuzminsky Gate (it is the historical name) is the bright incarnation of the Egyptian theme. It has caused the rename of the Kuzminsky Gate in the second half of the 20th century
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The Llama Pavilion (an ensemble of the Alexander Park)

In 1820-1822 the architect A. Menelaws built the Llama Pavilion, where llamas brought to Alexander I, apparently from Peru, were placed. In the closed courtyard there was a stable
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The Pensioners’ Stables (an ensemble of the Alexander Park)

A path of the Alexander Park to ponds on the Kuzminka River has led to the Pensioners’ Stables, a Gothic park building hidden in trees thicket. The pavilion was built by Menelaws in 1827-1829 and intended for eight horses which were used by the
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The White Tower (an ensemble of the Alexander Park).

The pavilion White Tower of 38-metre-high, the highest construction in Tsarskoye Selo, was built by the architect A. Menelaws on the place of the Menagerie lusthouse in 1821-1827. The ensemble was designed as a Middle-Age knight castle-fortress
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