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They will connect the main building of the museum with the depository, restoration and exhibition center.

The City Planning and Land Commission of the city of Moscow approved the project for the planning of the territory of the State Museum of Fine Arts named after A.S. Pushkin.

Three underground galleries are to be built here, with a total building area of ​​5.7 hectares. They will connect the main building of the Pushkin Museum with the Depository, Restoration and Exhibition Center, the Gallery of Art of Old Masters and the Gallery of Art from Europe and America of the 19th and 20th centuries.

The project also provides for the development of pedestrian and transport infrastructure of the adjacent territories. The improvement will affect Maly Znamensky Lane on the section from Volkhonka Street to Kolymazhny Lane, where a pedestrian zone will appear, and conditions for the passage of special vehicles will also be created here. The project also includes the reconstruction of Kolymazhny Lane from Volkhonka Street to Maly Znamensky Lane, the work will affect the roadway and parking spaces.

The work is carried out at the expense of the Federal Targeted Investment Program.

The Pushkin Museum was founded in 1912, its building was built in the neoclassical style in the form of an antique temple. In 1991, the museum was added to the State Code of Especially Valuable Cultural Heritage Sites of the peoples of the Russian Federation

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