Rating: 8,1/10 (1654 votes)
Chukashev's house description and photos - Russia - Volga region: Kazan. Detailed information about the attraction. Description, photos and a map showing the nearest significant objects.
Photo and description
Chukashev's house is located on the street. Gorky in the very center of Kazan. The house was built in 1908 for the merchant S.A. Chukashev. The architectural project was created by K.S. Oleshkevich and the engineering project was created by K.P. Petrov. The Chukashev House is one of the most beautiful in Kazan.
Various architectural styles were used during the construction. Baroque and rococo styles prevailed. The house is a luxurious mansion dating back to the early 20th century. The building is two-storey. The house has different entrances to the first and second floors.
The central risalit is located on the right side and has a mezzanine floor. At the level of the second floor of the risalit there is a bay window. The dome at the roof of the trough-type building. The bay window is supported by brackets in the decoration of which interesting images are used: the heads of people with lion faces, decorated with wreaths of leaves. The risalit of the left wing is decorated with the "Grail". There is a balcony on the second floor level.
Another entrance to the building is located on the opposite side, from the territory of the adjoining garden. There is a veranda above the entrance portico. The columns supporting the veranda are connected by arches. The veranda is decorated with a wrought-iron fence. The house is lavishly decorated with stucco. Elegant shells are sculpted in the upper part of narrow niches. Tiled stoves are especially interesting in the interior decoration of the house.
The openwork fence of the garden is made by hand forging. Parts of the fence are riveted.
There is a pharmacy on the ground floor of the building. The pharmacy was here even before the revolution. It is known that in 1914 in the house on Bolshaya Lyadskoy Street there was a “Schwartz Pharmacy”. It was named after the pharmacist Yuli Ivanovich Schwartz. In Soviet times, pharmacy No. 14 was subordinate to the pharmaceutical subdivision of the Gubzdrav. It was headed by the same pharmacist Schwartz.
The Union of Architects of the Republic of Tatarstan is located on the second floor.
Today, Chukashev's house is a monument of history, culture and architecture. It is under state protection.
We also recommend reading Lama Bianca National Controlled Nature Reserve description and photos - Italy: Pescara
Topic: Chukashev's house description and photo - Russia - Volga region: Kazan.