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Fairytale House aka Pertsov's Guest House in Moscow
The house with Russian fairytale looks was designed by none other than Sergey Malyutin, the creator of the world-famous Russian nesting doll Matryoshka!
--15-04-2016--
The Most Beautiful Moscow Buildings, Part 5
The Central Department Store was built in 1857. It presents the Gothic style with elements of Art Nouveau. In the 1880s the building was bought by the Scottish businessmen Andrew Moore and Archibald Merylise.
--29-10-2014--
The Most Beautiful Moscow Buildings, Part 4
The famous Moscow Radio Tower in Shabolovka was constructed by the engineer V. G. Shukhov in 1920-1922. The tower is 148.3 meters high, which is twice lower than the initial project.
--29-10-2014--
The Most Beautiful Moscow Buildings, Part 3
The building of the Northern River Station was constructed along with the Moscow Canal in 1937, even before the filling of the Khimki Water Reservoir, on the bank of which it stands.
--28-10-2014--
The Most Beautiful Moscow Buildings, Part 2
A three-storeyed hotel with bath-houses of the merchant Chelyshev was designed by the architect Osip Bowe on the site of the Metropol Hotel in the 1830s.
--28-10-2014--
The Most Beautiful Moscow Buildings, Part 1
The most laconic and recognizable of all architectural symbols of Moscow is the dove-tail castellation silhouette of the upper part of the Kremlin Wall. The wall is one of the most ancient constructions of the city.
--21-10-2014--
10 Most Beautiful Mansions of Moscow, Part 3
These magnificent building monuments are must see for connoisseurs of architecture and history!
--10-10-2014--
10 Most Beautiful Mansions of Moscow, Part 2
These magnificent building monuments are must see for connoisseurs of architecture and history!
--10-10-2014--
10 Most Beautiful Mansions of Moscow, Part 1
These magnificent building monuments are must see for connoisseurs of architecture and history!
--10-10-2014--


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Customs Seals of Dmitry Donskoy's Son Unearthed in Moscow Zaryadye
Scientists of the Archeology Institute, RAS have found dozens of customs seals of the epoch of Dmitry Donskoy's successors in the heart of Moscow.
--29-11-2015--
Writers Oppose Demolition of Moscow Houses Associated with Sergei Yesenin
Russian writers have stood up against demolition of Privalovs Guest Houses, where Sergey Yesenin recited his first poems.
--08-01-2015--
15 Architecture Monuments Destroyed in Moscow in 2014
In 2014 the capital of Russia has lost over 15 architectural monuments of history and culture.
--23-12-2014--
Demolition of Historical Building in Moscow Assessed at 450 000 Rubles
Kapitel JSC was fined 250 thousand rubles by the Zamoskvorechie District Court of Moscow for demolishing the Kireevsky Chambers.
--23-12-2014--
16th Century Gravestone Found Under Construction Debris in Moscow
Ilya Malkov from the Arkhnadzor movement has found a unique gravestone of the 16th under builders refuse on garbage in Zamoskvorechie District.
--06-08-2014--
Muscovites Poll to Decide the Future of Shukhov Tower
Online poll regarding the Shukhov Tower will help Moscow authorities to make decision about the future of the emergency object.
--25-06-2014--
City Defenders Protest Against Dismantling of Shukhov Tower
Dismantle of the Shukhov Tower, which Moscow has officially given up on, will cause a large-scale protest of city defenders.
--02-04-2014--
Moscow Authorities Refused to Rescue Shukhov Tower
Scandal is unfolding around the unique Shukhov Tower, which experts say to be in a state of emergency.
--05-02-2014--
Plans of Restoring Old Estates to be Displayed in the Museum of Moscow
On November 7 the Museum of Moscow will open the exhibition Old Estates of New Moscow to present ten estates that badly need urgent reconstruction.
--07-11-2013--
Archeologists Find about 350 Artifacts in Yard of Moscow Hotel
Archeologists have found about 350 artifacts in the Pekin Hotel yard in the center of Moscow.
--04-06-2013--
Sukharev Tower Exhibition Opens in Moscow
The Moscow Shchusev Museum of Architecture is dedicating its exhibition to the lost unique architecture monument of Sukharev Tower.
--27-03-2013--
Historical Buildings in Moscow May be Turned into Parking Lots
Mechanized parking lots with around 100 car places each will be built right in historical buildings recognized as architecture monuments in the center of Moscow.
--19-03-2013--
Archnadzor Reports about New Year's Demolition of Osip Bove Buildings
In the morning of January 1 the city authorities demolished two historical buildings in the center of Moscow.
--04-01-2013--
Triumph Arch Exhibition Opens in Architecture Museum
Triumph Arch - an exhibition under such a title has been opened in the Shchusev Museum of Architecture in Moscow.
--04-09-2012--
Architecture Monuments Brought Down in Moscow
Three buildings that had the status of architecture monuments and were built in the early 20th century as a part of the ensemble of the Moscow district railway, have been destroyed this year, have been destroyed in the beginning of this year, the public movement Arkhnadzor informs.
--08-03-2012--
Imperial Chambers to be Restored in Honor of the 400th Anniversary of the Romanovs Dynasty
Imperial chambers of the Romanovs family in Moscow will be restored by 2013 for the anniversary of the dynastys rule, which lasted for 400 years.
--29-02-2012--
Archeologists to Carry out Excavations on the Site of Hotel Russia
Archeological excavations will be carried out on the former site of the hotel Russia in the heart of Moscow, near the Red Square.
--16-02-2012--
Bykovs House in Moscow to Become a Monument
Department of Moscow Cultural Heritage (Mosgornasledie) has decided to make Bykovs House a cultural heritage site, the Departments press-service informs.
--20-01-2012--
Rally of Moscow Defenders: Absurdity, Meanness and Ignorance Rule in Moscow
On Saturday the public movement Arkhnadzor organized a rally to protect the historical heritage of old Moscow under the motto: Stop breaking our city!
--03-10-2011--
Activists and Film Makers Fail to Stop Cutting down Park of Stroganovs Estate
Last week well-known Russian actors and film directors signed a collective letter to the Moscow mayor Sergey Sobyanin with a request to stop cutting down the park and building the kindergarten in the Stroganovs Estate. No response followed.
--21-09-2011--





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