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Pashkov House (Liteiny Avenue)

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PASHKOV HOUSE (House of Lands Department, 39 Liteiny Avenue), an architectural monument of Eclecticism. It was constructed in 1841-1844 by architect G.A. Bosse in the style of the Italian Renaissance. The facade of the two-storey building resting on a high pedestal and is accentuated by a portico with caryatids supporting the balcony. The edifice belonged to Staff-Captain I.V. Pashkov (hence the name). In 1848, it was bought by the Chief of Gendarmes, Count A.F. Orlov, in 1848-1857 it was rented by the Noble Assembly. In 1857 architect A.I. Rezanov partially rebuilt it. In 1857-1892, the building housed Holding Department (hence the second name), in 1892-1917 - the Central Holding Department of the Ministry of the Imperial Court. Since 1947, it has housed the Oil Scientific-Research Geological Exploration Institute. Pashkov House is mentioned in the poem by N.A. Nekrasov "Thoughts by the Vestibule”.

Reference: see Liteiny Avenue.

V. A. Frolov.

Bosse G.A. (see Bosse Yu.A.)
Nekrasov Nikolay Alexeevich
Orlov Alexey Fedorovich, Duke
Pashkov Ivan Vasilievich
Rezanov Alexander Ivanovich
the Orlovs

Liteiny Ave/Saint Petersburg, city, house 39

см. при ст. Литейный проспект.

The subject Index
Historical style (Eclecticism)
Noble Assembly
Ministry of the Imperial Court

All-Russian Oil and Geological Survey Institute

ALL-RUSSIAN OIL AND GEOLOGICAL SURVEY INSTITUTE of the Ministry of Natural Resources of the Russian Federation and the Academy of Sciences situated at 39 Liteiny Avenue

Bosse Y.A. (1812-1894), architect

BOSSE Garald Andreevich (Garald Ernestovich, Garald Yulius) (1812-1894), architect and graphic artist. Born into Baltic Germans' family, studied in Darmschtadt. Since 1831, resided in St. Petersburg, working as a draftsman in the studio of A. P

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

Libraries (entry)

LIBRARIES. The first library of St. Petersburg was founded in 1714 by the decree of Tsar Peter the Great as His Majesty’s Library; later on, it formed the basis of the Library of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Liteiny Avenue

LITEINY AVENUE [in 1918-44 - Volodarskogo Avenue, after revolutionary V. Volodarsky (1891-1918)], between Liteiny Bridge and Nevsky Prospect. In 1711, a foundry was founded at the beginning of future Liteiny Avenue; later, houses of craftsmen

Noble Assembly

NOBLE ASSEMBLY, public club establishment, originating from the so-called Merchants Assembly that was founded in 1782 by a group consisting mainly of German merchants who had resigned from the Burger Club (Petty Bourgeois Assembly, or Schuster Club)

Orlov Family

ORLOV FAMILY, nobles, counts and princes, known since the 17th century. Brothers Grigory, Vladimir, Alexey and Fedor Orlov took an active part in the take-over of 28 June 1762

Public Halls (entry)

PUBLIC HALLS, a special premise for informal mass events. The first public hall was arranged in banker A.A. Ral's house (On the Moika River Embankment, beside Red Bridge; not preserved)

Voronikhin A.N. (1759-1814), architect

VORONIKHIN Andrey Nikiforovich (1759-1814, St. Petersburg), architect, adherent of Neoclassicism. Prior to 1785, a serf of Count A.S. Stroganov. He studied in Moscow (from 1777) under the supervision of V.I. Bazhenov and M.F. Kazakov and in St