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Entries / The Town Council.

The Town Council.

Categories / Tsarskoe Selo and town of Pushkin. The digital chronological reference book/Monuments of history and culture

A part of the area of the closed Wall-paper Factory with old barracks and director’s house, belonged to the Banknote Factory since 1780, was given for building the Town Council according to the Emperor’s order in 1859. The project of adaptation of the director’s house into the office and hall for public meetings of the Town Council with the inscription on the façade “The Tsarskoye Selo Town Council” was developed by I.A. Monighetti. The construction was directed by A.F. Vidov. In 1865 the Town Council was moved into a new building which was enlarged and overbuilt with the third floor. In 1901-1902 the building was replanned and enlarged once more to the design of A.R. Bakh. Meetings of temporary premises session of the circuit court and military presences, performances, concerts, charity lotteries were held in the Town Council hall. The assembly hall was decorated with bronze busts of owners of Tsarskoye Selo, empresses Catherine I and Catherine II, a portrait of Nicholas II completed the gallery of the emperors of the 19th century. In the anteroom there was a bust of the Governor of Tsarskoye Selo Artillery General Ya. V. Zakharzhevsky.

Semenova Galina Victorovna

Bach Alexander Romanovich
Catherine I, Empress
Catherine II, Empress
Luchini Giovanni (Ivan Franzevich)
Monighetti Ippolito Antonovich
Nicholas II, Emperor
Vidov Alexander Fomich
Zakharzhevsky, Ya.V.

Naberezhnaya Street/Pushkin, town