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Pirogovskaya Embankment


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PIROGOVSKAYA EMBANKMENT on the right bank of the Bolshaya Nevka River between Akademika Lebedeva Street and Maly Sampsonievsky Avenue. It consists of two sections. The first section, named after N. I. Pirogov in 1898, was a part of Arsenalnaya Embankment in 1887-98 and Vyborgskaya Embankment in 1979-89. The second section was named Sampsonievskaya Embankment after the adjacent Bolshoy Sampsonievsky Avenue and St. Sampson's Church from 1887 and Fokina Embankment in honour of N. S. Fokin, the founder of a youth movement on Vyborgskaya Side in 1923-79. Buildings of the General Army Hospital and Navy Hospital were erected at number 3 from the early 18th century onwards. The Natural Historical Institute of the Medical and Surgical Academy was built by architect V. F. Andrievsky at number 1 in 1863. A hospital of St. George's Sisters of Mercy Commune was built at number 7 in the late 19th century. A sugar factory that was built in the early 18th century and owned by L. E. Kenig in the late 19th century now accommodates Dvigatel Shipbuilding Plant. L. Nobel Joint-Stock Company had a plant at number 19 built between the late 19th century and the early 20th century (see Russky Dizel). Building 21 was erected in 1970s. The embankment was constructed in 1960-70s. Leningrad Hotel (today, St. Petersburg Hotel) was built at number 2/5 in 1967-70 in place of the former Pirogov Museum with architect S. B. Speransky as the project manager. Physicist V. V. Petrov, chemist N. N. Zimin, and composer A. P. Borodin lived in house 1.

Reference: Привалов В. Д. Пироговская набережная // БА. 1978. № 6. С. 38-44.

G. Y. Nikitenko.

Persons
Andrievsky Viktor Fedorovich
Borodin Alexander Porfirievich
Fokin Nikolay Sergeevich
Kenig Leopold Georg (Egorovich )
Petrov Vasily Vladimirovich
Pirogov Nikolay Ivanovich
Speransky Sergey Borisovich
Zinin Nikolay Nikolaevich

Addresses
Akademika Lebedeva St./Saint Petersburg, city
Arsenalnaya Embankment/Saint Petersburg, city
Maly Sampsonievsky Ave/Saint Petersburg, city
Pirogovskaya Embankment/Saint Petersburg, city, house 21
Pirogovskaya Embankment/Saint Petersburg, city, house 7
Pirogovskaya Embankment/Saint Petersburg, city, house 5/2
Pirogovskaya Embankment/Saint Petersburg, city, house 3
Pirogovskaya Embankment/Saint Petersburg, city
Pirogovskaya Embankment/Saint Petersburg, city, house 19
Pirogovskaya Embankment/Saint Petersburg, city, house 1
Vyborgskaya Embankment/Saint Petersburg, city

Bibliographies
Привалов В. Д. Пироговская набережная // Блокнот агитатора, 1978

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Chronograph
1897
1970