Bolshaya Ordynka Street

Bolshaya Ordynka Street is a street in the Central Administrative District of Moscow. It runs from the Maly Moskvoretsky Bridge to Serpukhovskaya Square. The central and oldest street of the historical Zamoskvorechye, the border between the modern municipal districts of Yakimanka (even, western side) and Zamoskvorechye (odd, eastern side).

In 2015, during the implementation of the My Street program, Bolshaya Ordynka was renovated: walking paths, park areas, lawns, and flower beds were improved here, trees were planted, more lighting was installed, and the facades of houses were repaired. They also reduced the number of roadway lanes from four to two, increased the width of sidewalks from two or three meters to five, and installed about 2 km of bike paths and parking.

Notable buildings

On the odd side

No. 7 – Early 18th-century house with 16th-century chambers.

No. 9/4 – Gymnasium Kositsyn, XVIII-XIX century with chambers of the XVII century.

No. 13/9, building 1, apartment house of A. A. Durilin. Built-in 1906, architect – Vladimir Sherwood.

No. 13/9, building 3, wing of the Kositsyn gymnasium of the late 18th century.

No. 17, building 1, the estate of the merchant Kumanin.

No. 19, building 1, an architectural monument, a city estate of the 18th century. Since 2012, the Museum of the Navy has occupied the building.

No. 21/16, Dolgov’s – Zhemochkina estate. An architectural monument (federal), a building of the 18th-19th centuries with a stone fence built in 1882. The house received its current Empire-style appearance in 1817-1822, during restoration after a fire in 1812. Since 1961, the Institute of Latin America of the Academy of Sciences has been located here.

No. 25, p. 1 (part). Zamoskvoretsky communication center, the first Soviet automatic telephone exchange in Moscow (1928, architect V. Patek).

No. 27, the building houses the music college of pop and jazz art.

No. 27/6, Church of St. Nicholas in Pyzhy. Church building with a hipped bell tower (1672).

No. 31/12, the estate of the Sysolins-Golofteevs. Building of the XVIII-XIX centuries.

No. 39/22, Church of the Iberian Icon of the Mother of God in Vspolye. An architectural monument (federal) and a temple with a bell tower were built in 1798-1842 at the expense of merchant I. I. Savin. The authorship of the project is attributed to Ivan Egotov.

No. 41/24, mansion of M. D. Karpova. The building at the beginning of the 19th century was rebuilt in 1885 by the architect Adolf Knabe, in 1909 by the architect Mikhail Bugrovsky, and the interiors (1909) by Fyodor Shekhtel, Ivan Kuznetsov and Sergey Konenkov.

No. 43, City estate of V. P. Petrovskaya – M. P. Eliseev – Mindovsky, XIX century – early 20th-century architectural monument (regional).

No. 45/8 – city estate of the Arsenievs, listed building (federal) of the early 19th century.

No. 47/7, Alexander-Mariinsky School. Architectural monument (newly discovered object) of the 1870s, architect – Alexander Kaminsky. The building houses the Faculty of World Economy and World Politics of the National Research University Higher School of Economics.

No. 51, tenement house. Built in 1913, the architect is Stepan Yezersky.

No. 53, a mansion of F. A. Khovanskaya, a listed building (newly discovered object), was designed in 1811.

No. 55/3, a two-story wooden house designed in 1880.

No. 61, city estate of D. F. Novikov – A. N. Davydov. An architectural monument (a newly discovered object), a house built in 1821 (rebuilt in 1878).

No. 63, city estate of N. N. Maltseva – V. V. Petrov. Architectural monument (regional), late 18th, mid-19th centuries; 1879, architect – Nikolai Zubatov; 1870s – 1910s.

No. 67, tenement house from the beginning of the 20th century.

No. 69, theater building. Rebuilt in 1914 by architect Nikolai Spirin, a branch of the Academic Maly Theatre.

On the even side

No. 4, building 1 and 2, residential buildings with shops. Architectural monument (newly discovered object), first half of the 19th century.

No. 6/2, city estate. Building of the XVIII-XIX centuries.

No. 8/1, building 1, apartment building from the 1820s.

No. 8/1, building 4, residential outbuilding from the 1790s.

No. 10, 12, the two-story building of the XIX century.

No. 14, city estate with the factory of E. P. Petrov. Architectural monument (regional), the second half of the 19th — early 20th centuries.

No. 16/2, a one-story house of the XVIII-XIX centuries.

No. 18/1, apartment building from 1892, architect – Pyotr Ushakov; Embassy of Bahrain in Moscow.

No. 20/4, Temple of the Icon of the Mother of God “Joy of All Who Sorrow.” Architectural monument (federal), the building of 1792, architect – Vasily Bazhenov, rebuilt in 1823-1836 according to the design of Osip Bove.

No. 22, architectural monument (newly identified object). The house was transferred in 1871 by the merchant Davyd Ivanovich Khludov to the Moscow diocesan department. The Moscow Diocesan School of Icon Painting and Crafts was located here, and since 1885, the Mariinsky Diocesan School for Women.

No. 24, administrative building of the Ministry of Atomic Industry of the USSR, built in 1957 (architects – Arkady Langman, Lazar Cherikover, P.P. Zinoviev), currently – the office of the Rosatom corporation. In 2020, a monument to Yefim Slavsky was unveiled in the park near the central building of the state corporation.

No. 28, residential building. The architect Alexander Kalmykov lived here.

No. 32, house of A. I. Arshinova and V. V. Arshinov. The building was designed in 1900. The architect is Fyodor Shekhtel; The Petrographic Institute was located here.

No. 34, Marfo-Mariinsky Convent, an architectural monument.

No. 36, the residential building of A. T. Karpova. The 1861 building was rebuilt in 1911 by the architect Ivan German.

No. 38, residential building. An architectural monument (a newly discovered object), a building of 1851 designed in the eclectic style.

No. 40, office building. Designed in 1998-2005, architect – Pavel Andreev.

No. 44, a one-story house from the XIX century. The main house of the estate.

No. 46, building 1, wing of the city estate. Architectural monument (newly discovered object). Representative office of the Chuvash Republic in Moscow.

No. 46, p. 3, the main house of the city estate of staff captain E.A. Demidov, listed building (regional), a wooden house built in 1817.

No. 54, tenement house, built in 1908, the architect is Alexander Biryukov.

No. 56, the Israeli Embassy in Russia occupies the building.

No. 60/2, Church of the Great Martyr Catherine on Vspolye. Monument of architecture (federal), the building of 1766-1775, architect – Karl Blank, fence with gates – 1820s, architect Fyodor Shestakov, almshouse – 1879-1880, architect Dmitry Pevnitsky.

No. 64, profitable house of N. D. Izhboldin from 1911, architect – Nikita Lazarev; Embassy of Kyrgyzstan in Moscow.

No. 66, Victorson House. Redesigned in 1896 by architect Fyodor Kolbe, Embassy of Cuba in Moscow.

No. 68, the profitable house of N. D. Izhboldin, was built in 1911. The architect is Nikita Lazarev.

No. 70, 19th-century residential building; Embassy of Kenya in Russia.

No. 72, the main house of the city estate. Architectural monument (newly discovered object), 1827-1833, the second half of the 19th century; Embassy of Argentina in Moscow.


Metro station “Tretyakovskaya” – the beginning, the center of the street.

Metro station “Dobryninskaya” / “Serpukhovskaya” – end of the street.

Bus m90 (only to Serpukhovskaya Square).

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