Rozhdestvensky Boulevard

Rozhdestvensky Boulevard is a boulevard in the Meshchansky District of the Central Administrative District of Moscow, part of the Boulevard Ring. It runs from Trubnaya Square in the west to Sretensky Gate Square in the east.

There are also exits to the boulevard: from the inside – Rozhdestvenka Street and Maly Kiselny Lane, from the outside – Trubnaya Street. The numbering of houses is conducted from Trubnaya Square.

It received its current name at the beginning of the 19th century along Rozhdestvenka Street, to which it adjoins, and according to the Rozhdestvensky Monastery.

Main attractions

On the odd (outer) side:

No. 3 – Complex “Legend of Tsvetnoy” (2009-2011, architectural bureau NBBJ).

No. 5/7, p. 1 – Residential building (1934, architects L. Z. Cherikover, N. Arbuznikov).

No. 9 – Profitable house of Princess Bebutova (1909, architect G. A. Gelrikh). Before the October Revolution, the house housed the Consulate General of France in Moscow.

No. 11 – tenement house (1873, architect L. Chizhikov).

No. 13, pp. 1, 2 – The estate of M.A. Lagofit (first half of the 19th century, recreated in the 1980s), an object of cultural heritage of regional significance.

No. 15 – Profitable house (1890s, architect K. F. Busse).

No. 17 – Profitable house of N. I. Siluanov (1904, architect P. A. Zarutsky). The architect S.S. Shutsman lived in the house.

No. 19 – Profitable house of K. A. Kolesov (1913, architect D. M. Chelishchev). In this building, one of the first in Moscow was put into operation an electric passenger elevator. In the 1920s, the famous ballerina E. V. Geltser lived here.

No. 21 – Profitable house of I. I. Dzhamgarov (left the building) (1913, architect N. G. Lazarev).

No. 25 – Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Pechatniki and the clergy’s houses. Built in 1695 on the site of a temple known since 1625. Since 1950 – the museum “Soviet Arctic” and then the museum “Navy Fleet of the USSR.” In 1994 the church was returned to believers.

On the even (inner) side:

No. 8/20 – Theotokos-Nativity Monastery, XVI-XIX centuries.

No. 10 – Mansion of Grigory Konstantinovich Ushkov, son of K. K. Ushkov (interiors designed in 1897 by architect F. O. Shekhtel).

No. 12/8 – House of the Fonvizin brothers. An object of cultural heritage of federal significance.

No. 14 – Mansion of Countess E. P. Rostopchina (beginning of the 19th century; 1870, architect A. N. Stratilatov), an object of cultural heritage of regional significance.

No. 16 – City estate of A.P. Karamysheva.

No. 16, p. 1 – The main house (1787-1793; 1852; 1883, architect B. V. Freidenberg), an object of cultural heritage of regional significance.

No. 16, p. 2 – Residential house (1864, architect I. S. Kaminsky). The proletarian writer Demyan Bedny lived in this house from 1933 to 1943. Later, his museum was in this building. An object of cultural heritage of federal significance.

No. 18 (conditionally, now listed on Bolshaya Lubyanka Street, 19) – The Church of the New Martyrs and Confessors of the Russian Church on Lubyanka, built in 2014-2017 on the site of several monastic buildings at the turn of the 20th-19th centuries. Northern facade (entrance to the territory from Bolshaya Lubyanka).

No. 20 – Profitable House (1879, architect P. S. Campioni).

No. 22/23 – Profitable house of E. Z. Melas – S. I. Malyushin (1896, architect M. A. Arsenyev).

Nearest metro: Trubnaya / Tsvetnoy Boulevard (beginning), Chistye Prudy / Turgenevskaya / Sretensky Boulevard (end).

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