Razyezzhaya Street is between Zagorodny Avenue and Ligovsky Avenue

Razyezzhaya Street (in the first half of the 19th century, it was also referred to as Chernyshev Lane)/The road was named in 1739, constructed in the 1740s following the designs of St. Petersburg Construction Commission. It started from the Five Corners and went through Moskovskaya Yamskaya settlement. In 1817-19, Yamskoy market was constructed under the supervision of architect V.P. Stasov. Most buildings date back to the 19th - 20th centuries: building 3 was the house of architect M.A. Makarov (1874), building 9 (1872, architect R.A. Gedike), building 19 (1813), building 32/51 (the early 19th century, reconstructed in the 1820-30s), building 33 (1820s). The following cultural figures lived on Razyezzhaya Street: dancer M.M. Fokin (building 4, 1900), A.I. Kuprin (building 7; there also the editorial office of the journal Mir Bozhy was quartered), N.A. Nekrasov (building 26/24), F. Sologub (building 31, 1910s), critic A.L. Volynsky (building 39/35, 1900s). The editorial office of the journal Apollon was quartered in building 8 in 1909-17, the newspaper Proletary (see Pravda) was printed in building 17 in August 1917. Today, building 9 accommodates the Memorial Society and the editorial office of the journal Na Nevskom.


Nekrasov's Petersburg

This tour concerns a life of a Russian poet, writer, critic and publisher, whose deeply compassionate poems about peasant Russia won him Fyodor Dostoyevsky's admiration and made him the hero of liberal and radical circles

3 h
  • Address: St. Petersburg, Razyezzhaya ulitsa
  • Working time: Round table
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