The building of the fire brigade of the Vasileostrovsk part

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A notable building on Bolshoy Prospekt V.O. - the building of the fire brigade of the Vasileostrovsk part.

Fire station # 9
Fire Station No. 9, Vasilievsky Island, Bolshoy Ave. V.O., 73. The building was constructed according to the project of the civil engineer V.G. Shalamov for the Vasilievskaya fire station in 1884.

Monument to the feat of firefighters from besieged Leningrad



Monument to the feat of firefighters from besieged Leningrad near the fire station. Sculptor Levon Konstantinovich Lazarev. Architects V.D. Popov, V.I.Shevelenko. Created 1981, opened April 28 1995 year.

Baranovsky G.V. Architectural encyclopedia of the second half of the 19th century.
Baranovsky G.V. Architectural encyclopedia of the second half of the 19th century

Street clock on the facade

Street clock on the facade
There is a beautiful street clock on the facade. The building of the fire station with a watchtower is so attractive that it was printed on pre-revolutionary postcards.

Fire Department on Vasilievsky Island
Fire department on Vasilievsky Island, pre-revolutionary postcard.

Currently, it functions for its intended purpose - fire station No. 9 of the 8th detachment of the FPS EMERCOM of Russia in St. Petersburg. Since 1957 the building has been hosting a firefighting museum.

Address: Bolshoy prospect V.O., 73. The nearest metro station is Vasileostrovskaya.

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