Tag: Vladislav Gorodetsky
Karaite Kenesa in Kyiv
The unique Karaite kenesa appeared in Kyiv in 1902. The man behind the project was talented and popular city architect Vladislav Gorodetsky. He worked together with his regular partner, the sculptor Elio Sala, who executed the decoration and finishin ...
St. Nicholas Church
History of St. Nicholas Church. At the beginning of the 20th century, about 40,000 Catholics were in Kyiv. And the existing Roman Catholic church – St. Alexander’s in the old city – only had a maximum capacity of 1,000. Obviously, a bigger chur ...
The Art Museum in Kyiv
The National Art Museum of Ukraine. Originally, the Moscow architect Pyotr Boytsov was commissioned to design the Museum of Antiquities and Arts but he declined to complete the job, so the famous Kyiv architect Vladislav Gorodetsky was invited to ta ...
The House with Chimeras
House with Chimeras, also known as Horodecki House. This mansion on Bankova Street, 10 was built in 1903 by Vladislav Gorodetsky, one of the most prominent Kyiv architects, as a house for rent. The distinctive Art Nouveau building is imaginatively de ...