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House 19, building 2 on Bolshaya Ordynka street received the status of a cultural heritage site of regional significance. It is forbidden to demolish an architectural monument, nor to change its historical appearance.

An old stone house on Bolshaya Ordynka Street (house 19, building 2) is included in the register of cultural heritage sites of regional significance. Now it is an officially recognized architectural monument. This building, erected in the middle of the 18th century, is an example of the classic main house of a city manor. Judging by the archival documents, initially the building was in the possession of the secretary of the Siberian order S.P. Klimontov.

“The house has retained its layout and interior decoration elements, including graceful stucco rosettes and cornices. Also, the decoration of the walls of the basement with large-sized bricks and white stone, which is typical for buildings of the 18th century, has been preserved. The building has officially received the status of a cultural heritage site of regional importance. This means that now it is under the protection of the state and its historical appearance cannot be changed. Any work on the preservation of the monument will take place under the control of the city “, – said the head of the Moscow City Heritage

Alexey Emelyanov.

Experts took into account and described all the elements that form the historical and artistic value of the building. The subject of protection of the monument includes its location and town planning characteristics. The decoration of the facades is considered valuable. Including profiled platbands on the first floor, interfloor cornice, size, shape, location and design of window and door openings of the 18th – 19th centuries, material and character of wall decoration (plastered brickwork) and white stone basement. In addition, interior decor has been included in the subject of protection.

During its history, the house has changed several owners. After the secretary of the Siberian order S.P. Klimontov, it was owned by retired lieutenant N.D. Pashkov. Then the house passed to the honorary citizen and temporary Moscow merchant of the second guild I.A. Blokhina. At the beginning of the last century, it was the property of famous merchants – the Shemshurin brothers. They opened a paint mill in the estate. After 1917, the house was nationalized. Currently, it houses the Museum of the Navy.

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