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House of Four Colonnades

HOUSE OF FOUR COLONNADES (12 Sadovaya Street), a monument of Neoclassical architecture. Built in the 1750s-60s, supposedly to the design of architect A.F. Kokorin; the facades reconstructed in 1809-10 (architect S.P. Bernikov, L. Rusca)

House of Kochubey (Konnogvardeisky Boulevard)

HOUSE OF KOCHUBEY (7 Konnogvardeisky Boulevard), an architectural monument. At the beginning of the 18th century at this place the Rope Yard of the Main Admiralty was located. In the 1790s a stone building was constructed for admiral V.P

House of Kotomin

HOUSE Of KOTOMIN (18 Nevsky Prospect), an architectural monument of classical style. It was constructed in the middle of the 18th century, in 1812-14 rebuilt in an apartment house for merchant K.B. Kotomin (architect V.P. Stasov)

House of Plekhanov, department of Russian Science Library

HOUSE OF PLEKHANOV (33/1 Forth Krasnoarmeiskaya Street), a sector of the Department of Manuscripts of the Russian Science Library. It was formed in 1928 as Department No

House of Preliminary Detention, prison

HOUSE OF PRELIMINARY DETENTION (25 Shpalernaya Street), the first remand prison in Russia. It was built in 1871-75 (architect K.Y. Maevsky) who took American system as an example: the doors of cells overlooked stepped iron passages; inside the house

House of Tsarist Political Prisoners

House of Tsarist Political Prisoners (1 Troitskaya Square), a monument of Constructivist architecture, built in 1929-33 for the members of Leningrad department of the Society of Former Tsarist Political Prisoners and Exiles (architects G.A

House-Communes (entry)

HOUSE-COMMUNES, residential constructions with developed structures of consumer services provided for the tenants (food, childcare, laundry, cleaning, etc.). The idea of Houses-Communes emerged in the 1920s in the search for new ways of creating

Houses of Soviets (entry)

HOUSES OF SOVIETS. A new type of social (administrative) buildings, designed by Soviet architects to house local (district) government organs, including the executive committee of the district council (and services subjected to it)

Houses of Specialists (entry)

HOUSES OF SPECIALISTS. New buildings constructed after a decision taken by the city administration to transform Leningrad into the model socialist city. Houses of Specialists were constructed for workers from different branches of the economy

Housing and Communal Services (entry)

HOUSING AND COMMUNAL SERVICES. A branch of municipal services designed to meet citizens' domestic needs, unifying housing services with water, heat, gas, power supply and sewage infrastructure

Housing Cooperatives

HOUSING COOPERATIVES (ZhSK). A form of participation in the construction of private apartments. Workers' rental dormitories (functioned in 1921-37) became the prototypes for housing cooperatives

Housing Stock (resources)

HOUSING STOCK, residential houses and living quarters in other types of buildings. By 1917 the total area of housing stock in Petrograd amounted to circa 25 million square metres

Humanitarian University of Trade Unions, St. Petersburg

HUMANITARIAN UNIVERSITY OF TRADE UNIONS, St. Petersburg (15 Fucik Street)is a self-financed non-profit-making comprehensive educational institution. It was established in 1926 as the Higher Trade-Union School of Culture for training workers of clubs

Hussar Life Guards Regiment

HUSSAR LIFE GUARDS REGIMENT (from 1855 His Majesty’s Regiment), its history dates back to the Life Hussar Squadron, formed in 1775, which in 1796 was incorporated into the Cossack Life Hussar Regiment

Hydrographic network

HYDROGRAPHIC NETWORK. The hydrographic system of the precincts of St. Petersburg is formed by nearly 20,000 water flows, practically all of them pertaining to the Neva River basin. The total length of the currents exceeds 100,000 kilometres

Hydrometeorological Centre

HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL CENTRE, St. Petersburg, of the North Western Interregional Board of Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring, situated at 2a Twenty-third Line of Vasilievsky Island

Hydrometeorological Monitoring

HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL MONITORING. Visual weather and Neva level monitoring conducted ever since St. Petersburg was founded as decreed by Peter the Great. Regular hydrometeorological monitoring started for the first time in Russia in 1722. F. C

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