Wandering Camera

Sightseeings of St.Petersburg, Russia
After the Revolution buildings (1917-1960)

(Translated b
y Igor Studenkov)

 

Over the 70 years after the Revolution, many interesting buildings were built (of course, not nearly as many as 200 years before). In this album, we will talk about the period from the Revolution up to 1960.
This era was saw the advent of two major movements - costructivism (1920s - 1930s) and neoclassism (1930s-1950s), also known as "Stalinist Imperial style." The transition between the two styles was gradual, so sometimes, it's hard to tell the exact style in which certain buildings were made.

 

House of Soviets

It was designed to be an administrative building. The meeting hall was designed to fit 3200 people. Later, it became headquarters of the "Leninets" company.

It was built in 1936-1941 and designed by N.A. Trotsky
Style: Neoclassicism

Address: Moskovskiy Ave., 212
Subway: Moskovskaya

Map:На карте

The Lensoviet House

Apartment complex

Built in 1931-1933 and designed by I. Fomin.
Style: Constructivism

Address: Karpovy Shore, 13
Subway: Petrogradskaya

Map:На карте

"Moskva" Movie Theater

Built in 1936-1939 and designed by L. Hedevl
Style: Neoclassicism

Address: Staro-Petergofskiy Ave., 6
Subway: Narvskaya

Map:На карте

Lensoviet House of Culture

Built in 1930-1934 and designed by E. A. Levnson Style: Constructivism

Address: Kamennostrovskiy Ave.,42
Subway: Petrogradskaya

Map:На карте

Apartment Complex

Built in 1938-1941 and designed by E. A. Levnson and I.I. Fomin
Style: Neoclassicism

Address: Petrovskaya Shore, 8
Subway: Gor'kovskaya

Map:На карте

The Kirovskiy Regional Soviet Building

Today, this serves as the neighborhood administration headquarters. To the right, you can see the meeting hall that was later refitted into the "Progress" movie theater

Built in 1931-1935 and designed by N.A. Trotsky
Style: Constructivism

Address. Stachek Ave., 18
Subway: Narvskaya

Map:На карте

Apartment Complex

Designed to be a background for the statue of Kirov, among other things. Today, it houses a bank

Built in the 1950s and designed by V.K. Kamenskiy and Yu.Ya. Machepet.
Style: Neoclassicism

Address Stachek Ave., 16
Subway: Narvskaya

Map На карте

A.M. Gor'kov House of Culture

First House of Culture in USSR. Includes an auditorium that can fit 1000 people.

Built in 1925-1927 and designed by A.I. Gegello, A.I. Dmitriev and D.L. Krichevko
Style: Constructivism

Address: Stachek Square, 4.
Subway: Narvskaya

Map:На карте

The Moskovskiy Neighborhood Soviet

Currently the headquarters of the neighborhood administration.

Built in 1930-1935 and designed by I.I. Fomin, V.G. Daugul and B.M. Serebrovskiy.
Style: Constructivism

Address: Moskovskiy Avenue, 129
Subway: Electrosila

Map:На карте

Apartment building

Built in 1954-1956 and designed by V. F. Belov
Style: Neoclassicism

Address: Sampsonievsky Ave., 108
Subway: Lesnaya

Map:На карте

FSB Headquarters for St. Petersburg and the District

Originally built for GPU (Glavnoye Politicheskoye Upravlenie - Head Political Control), one of the first intelligence and counter-intelligence organizations in Soviet Union. Later, it was passed on the succeeding agencies, becoming local headquarters for NKVD, KGB and FSB.

Built in 1930-1933 and designed by N.A. Trotsky, with input from A. I. Gegello and A.A. Olya
Style: Constructivism

Address: Liteynyi Avenue, 4
Subway: Vosstaniya Square, Finlyandskiy Rail Terminal, Chernyshevskaya.

Map: На карте

Apartment Complex

Built in1940-1941 гг. and designed by B.R. Rubanenko, G.A. Simonov and S.V. Vasil'kovskiy.
Style: Neoclassicism

Address: Moskovskiy Ave., 190
Subway: Park Pobedy

Map На карте

Kirovskiy Department Store

This building combined a department store and a food processing plant - think of it as a kitchen-factory, if you will.

Built in 1928-1931 and designed by A. K. Barutchev, I. A. Gil'ter, I.A. Meerzon and Ya. O. Rubanchik
Style: Constructivism

Address: Stachek Square, 9
Subway: Narvskaya

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