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Glinka, Vasily Andreyevich (1790-1831), an architect

Subject / Architecture/Personnel

Vasily Andreyevich Glinka (1790–1831), an architect, academician of architecture (1824), master of the Classicism style. He rebuilt H.P. Rumyantsev's house in Angliyskaya (English) Embankment for "The Public Museum" in the 1829s, took part in building the buildings of the People's Education Ministry and Emperor Theatres Board according to the project of K.I. Rossi (from 1828). Glinka designrd the Moscow Gate with guard-houses in Tsarskoye Selo (1829-1830). In 1830-1832 the Ingenburg and Smolensk (Dinaburg, Dvinsk) Gates, buildings of the Life Guards Garrison battalion barracks (they were rebuilt in 1875-1876) were built according to Glinka's projects in Gatchina. Vasily Andreyevich Glinka was buried in the Smolenskoye Orthodox cemetery in St. Petersburg.

Margolis, Aleksandr Davidovich

Glinka, Vasily Andreyevich
Rossi, Karl Ivanovich (Carlo Giovanni)
Rumyantsev, Nikolay Petrovich, Count

Leningrad Oblast, the/Gatchina District/Gatchina Town

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