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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


Architect I. Monigetti built the building of the Town Council in Naberezhnaya Street by means of rebuilding the old auxiliary building of the Assignat Paper Factory (its present address is 14 Naberezhnaya Street)
Source: Tsarskoe Selo


17 April. The Evangelical-Lutheran Church of the Resurrection of Christ, designed by A.F. Vidov on the place of the wooden Lutheran church built by V.P. Stasov in 1810, was consecrated. General Ya.V
Source: Tsarskoe Selo


January. The off-department commission was organized for the improvement of the sanitary condition of Tsarskoye Selo, the aim of this commission was to work out the plan for the constructing of the new sewerage system using the preliminary
Source: Tsarskoe Selo


6 February. Stepan Yakovlevich Gumilyov, the father of the poet N.S. Gumilyov, a naval doctor, died in the house of Georgiyevsky in Bulvarnaya Street. He was burried in Kuzminskoye Cemetery in Tsarskoye Selo. June
Source: Tsarskoe Selo


30 January - 8 March. Andrei Bely, a poet and prosaist, stayed at R.V. Ivanov-Razumnik, a literary critic and publicist, in Tsarskoye Selo. 4 February. Niktopolion Svyatsky, a poet and warrior, died in Tsarskoye Selo
Source: Tsarskoe Selo

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 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
Source: Tsarskoe Selo

The Nicholas Man Gymnasium. The memorial plaque to I.F. Annensky.

A part of the area of the closed Wall-paper Factory with a stone barrack for workers, belonged to the Banknote Factory since 1780, was given for building a public almshouse according to the Emperor’s order in 1859
Source: Tsarskoe Selo

The Woman Gymnasium of the Ministry Of People’s Education

The Tsarskoye Selo Woman Gymnasium of the Ministry of People’s Education was founded in 1904. Firstly it was placed in a tenancy house at the corner of Magazeinaya Street and Konyushennaya Street
Source: Tsarskoe Selo