Vladislav Gorodetskiy

Vladislav Gorodetskiy

Famoust architect, creator of St. Nikolas Cathedral, House with Chimeras, Karaim kenassa and State Museum of Antiquities and Arts.

Vladislav Gorodetsky biography

The biography of Vladislav Gorodetsky He was born in 1863 in the family estate suited to the north-west of Kiev. He had a degree in St. Petersburg Academy of arts and became an acting architect in Kiev in 1889. In 1903 he moved to own built house in a burgeoning quarter of the city, called «House with chimaeras», now ranked as a national treasure of the country. The impressive list of Gorodetsky’s works also includes National museum of arts, St. Nicholas church, temple of the Caraims and so on. After the Revolution of 1917 he had immigrated to Tehran where had built a few building including the palace for the Shah and the theater.

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