During the tour, its participants will discover the history of Novinskiy Boulevard: what name it had in the Soviet times and why celebrities of the past loved residences on this street. The participants will also see the first experimental Khrushchev-era block of flats and learn why they needed a dining hall in the Narkomfin Building.
A series of video tours through the iconic places of the streets of Moscow. The program is presented by Larisa Skrypnik, a Moscow scholar and senior researcher at the Museum of Moscow, and Denis Romodin, a Moscow scholar and researcher at the Museum of Moscow, author of articles on urban architecture, as well as a lecture course "Living in Moscow", dedicated to the everyday life of citizens in the XX century.
The Museum of Moscow was founded in 1896. The museum is located in the Proviantskiye Sklady (Foodstuff Warehouses), a federal monument of architecture. The museum's catalogue numbers about 800,000 items, including a rich collection of archaeological artefacts. The Museum of Moscow has four branches: the Lefortovo Museum, the Old English Court, the Museum of Archaeology and the Gilyarovskiy Centre.
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