Alexey Viktorovich Schusev   (1873 - 1949)

is an outstanding Russian architect, Academician (1943). During various periods of his creative activity he turned his attention to the traditions of the classical and Old Russian architecture and national motives. Took part in the development of the plan of the reconstruction for Moscow (1918-1925). Developed the plans of the post-war reconstruction for Novgorod, the New Jerusalem Monastery at Istra. A.V. Shchusev developed the projects and took part in the construction of the Lenin Mausoleum (1924-1930), the Hotel Moskva (1932-1938), Moskvoretsky Bridge (1937), the Opera and Ballet Theater in Novosibirsk (1934), Komsomolskaya koltsevaya Metro Station in Moscow (1952), Kazansky Railway Station in Moscow (1952), the Institute of History of the Party of the CPCC of Georgia in Tbilisi (1938), the Opera and Ballet Theater named after A. Navoi in Tashkent, the Balneological Institute in Sochi. State prizes of the USSR (1941, 1946, 1948, 1952-posthumously).

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