Review article

Krestovsky Island: urban development problems

UDC: 

725.824.4

DOI: 

10.23968/1999-5571-2017-14-4-14-22

Pages: 

14-22

Annotation: 

The article states in detail the history of Krestovsky Island in Saint Petersburg from the beginning of the XVIII century till the 2000-s. The authors point out a special legal status of the area, which used to be a private property up to 1914. It is shown that the territory`s later building development was influenced by various political and historical circumstances. There is submitted a description of the plan which had been developed in the pre-war period and aimed at creating in the area a zone for recreation and sport activities. However, this plan was not entirely completed. It is pointed out that in the late 1990-s, a haphazard residential building development of the area took place there, which led to distortion of the historical urban landscape and impeded realization of certain architectural ideas.

Authors: 

Dayanov R. M. Saint Petersburg State Academic Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture named after I. E. Repin

Zalmanzon A. M. LLC "Baltic Restoration Board"

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