The reporter Irina Kazankina in her article ‘Without Helms’ explains what happened to one of these – a very beautiful example of traditional building style in this Russian town: A house with two floors on Prechistenskaya Embankment 18. It was built more than 100 years ago by a merchant by the name of Sveshnikov and had the status of architectural landmark. But one hot summer day it burned down within a few minutes…
The article was published in Russian on 13th of November 2015.
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