Famous building

House with kokoshniks

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Address
Kolokolnaya Str. 11
Category
Famous buildings
Years of foundation
1900
Architects
N.N. Nikonov
Style
neo-Russian

In 1900 on Kolokolnaya Street a house with kokoshniks on the facade was there, reminiscent of a house from a Russian fairy tale. This is a profitable house of Nikolai Nikitich Nikonov, built in the Neo-Russian style. N.N. Nikonov, one of the famous St. Petersburg architects, worked extensively in the field of church architecture and, building a profitable house for himself, turned to the motives of the ancient Russian architecture.

The decor of the facade is striking in its variety and originality: plastering, naked brickwork and multi-colored tiles, hipped roofs, columns with melons, kokoshniki in combination with multi-colored ceramics.

Now there is a hotel in this house.

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