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Gogolya's oldest building, & Gogolya Street (Гоголя)
Gogolya 6 Atlantses

4 atlases on gogolya by Galen Frysinger
from www.galenfrysinger.com/odessa_ukrania.htm

Gogolya 6 (Гоголя)
This building was built in 1878, designed by F. Gonsiorovsky. Four gigantic stone Atlantis on high pedestals hold up a wide balcony. The courtyard has a picturesque old well with a round base.

In one of the stones of the building is carved:

F. Gonsiorovsky. Architect, 1878

(Gonsiorovsky also designed the Shah's palace, Gogolya 2 and the Economic University)

Gogolya's oldest building
Gogolya 8 (Гоголя)
This building is the oldest on the street. An unknown architect designed it. It was built in the 1820's in Russian style.

Courtyard of former home
of Filatov, Gogolya 9


Gogolya 9 Sculptures

Historical building
Gogolya 9 (Гоголя)
Between 1915 and 1941 this was the home of the prominent eye doctor V. Filatov.

The memorial plaque on this building states:

In this building prominent Soviet scientists,
academician Vladimir Petrovich Filatov lived from 1915 to 1941




Gogolya 11 Courtyard & Balcony

Gogolya 11 (Гоголя)
The building was designed by Alexei Sashin and built in 1849.

In 1850 Gogol returned to Odessa from Moscow because of illness. He stayed for 5 months with his uncle, a retired general, A. Troshchinsky.


The two memorial plaques on this building states:

N. Gogol
Great Russian writer Nykola Vasil'yevich Gogol
lived here in 1850-1851. (in Russian)

Great Russian writer Mykola Vasil'yevich
lived here in 1850-1851. (in Ukrainian)


Building of architectural distinction
Gogolya 14 (Гоголя)
This brightly colored four-story building has many pillared balconies.

Gogolya 15 archway leading
from courtyard

Gogol's visit
Gogolya 15 (Гоголя)
The building was designed by Alexei Sashin and Caetan Dalakva, it was built in 1849.

Gogol's first visit to Odessa was on April 16, 1848, he was returning to Constantinople aboard a steamship. He spent two weeks in quarantine, which was the rule for all passengers who came to Odessa by sea. During this time he resided in this mansion belonging to his acquaintance, Countess Tolstoy.


A faded and paint splotched memorial plaque states:

Arseny Ivanovich Koptyukh, who headed the revolutionary
uprising aboard the battle-cruiser "Pamyat' Azova" in 1906,
was born in 1886 in this building.

Building of architectural distinction
Gogolya 21 (Гоголя)
Architect Vikenty Prohasko designed this three story building in 1909 in the style of Renaissance palaces. The base is slightly wider at the bottom. The textured block's size becomes smaller towards the top of the building. The second story windows are topped with a protruding crowned molding, and are decorated with squares and triangular ledges.

Across the street from Gogolya 21 is the Scientist's Club

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