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24 August , 17:42

House where Great Russian singer Chaliapin lived was taken under state protection

Bashkultnasledie approved the cultural heritage object protection, "The house where the Russian singer Shalyapin F.I. lived" at the address: Republic of Bashkortostan, Ufa, Gogol Str, 1".

As Bashinform News Agency was informed in the press service of the department, the subject of protection is a description of the features of the object, subject to mandatory preservation. The object of protection may include the object itself, the adjacent territory, or the interior of the building. A project to protect a cultural heritage object is developed based on historical and architectural, historical and urban planning, archival, and other studies.

Specialists studied the architectural monument in detail and revealed the features of the layout and structures, the compositional solution of the building, and the appearance of its facades. The experts included in the object of protection the location of the building, the spatial resolution of the object, and the decoration.

The street's original name is Khanykovskaya, in honor of the Orenburg governor Yakov Khanykov (1818-1862), a famous geographer and cartographer. In the early 1820s, he was the Imperial Russian Geographical Society secretary.

The street was renamed Gogolevskaya in November 1901.

The first houses of the street begin on the slope of the Ufa hills towards the Belaya River. Here, in the three-windowed wooden house of the Borisovs built in the 1880s. (Gogol Str, 1) lived in 1891, the future great singer and artist Fyodor Chaliapin.

Local historian's studies confirm that Chaliapin lived in a house on Gogol Street.

Author: Leyla Aralbaeva

Translated by:Tatyana Aksyutina
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