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The subject index / Frunzensky Supermarket

Frunzensky Supermarket

Categories / Economy/Commerce
Categories / Architecture/Architectural Monuments/Public Buildings and Edifices

FRUNZENSKY SUPERMARKET (60 Moskovsky Avenue) is a monument of architecture built in 1934-38 (architects E. I. Katonin, L. S. Katonin, E. M. Sokolov, K. L. Iogansen, engineer S. I. Katonin) as a part of Moskovsky Avenue decor according to the General Plan of Leningrad (see Moskovsky Avenue). The architectural design of the building is typical for the transition period from constructivism to Stalin Neoclassicism. Frunzensky Supermarket was damaged by fire and closed in 1988. In 1992, Frunzensky Trade House closed joint stock company started reconstruction of the building. A part of the supermarket was opened in 1998. Topaz Company acquired the building in 2000, and adapted it to serve as a shopping and entertainment centre.

A. A. Alexeev.

Iogansen Kirill Leonardovich
Katonin Evgeny Ivanovich
Katonin Leonid Sergeevich
Katonin Sergey Ivanovich
Sokolov Evgeny Mikhailovich

Moskovsky Ave/Saint Petersburg, city, house 60


Commerce (general)

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Katonin E.I. (1889-1984), architect

KATONIN Evgeny Ivanovich (1889–1984), architect, graphic artist, member of the Academy of Architecture of Ukraine (1956). Graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts (1918)

Moskovsky Avenue

MOSKOVSKY AVENUE (in 1918-50 - Mezhdunarodny Avenue, in 1950-56 - Stalina Avenue, after I.V. Stalin), from Sennaya Square to Pobedy Square, one of the main thoroughfares of St


NEOCLASSICISM, a traditionalist movement of the first half of the 20th century architecture, based on the assimilation of 18th - early 19th century Russian architecture. In St

Self-Service Stores (entry)

SELF-SERVICE STORES, self-service food department stores. The first national self-service store was opened under the name of Frunzensky at 90 Bukharestskaya Street on 3 September 1970, designed by Giprotorg Institute and built by architect O. A