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Events, October 3, 2002 - October 20, 2002

The Literature Museum will be placed in G.Derzhavin's manor

In St. Petersburg the Museum of the literature of XVIII century will be created. The museum will be situated in Gavriil Derzhavinís manor which now is planned to restore. Plans of manor reconstruction were discussed at session of Council on architectural monuments. On the place of not kept economic structures and greenhouse two new pavilions: literary cafe and a book bench will be constructed. Under the project of the architect Larissa Odintsova it should be not typical buildings of that time and not copies but variations. But, nevertheless, the book bench will be a little differ from economic premises existing in XVIII century. The small literary cafe on 45 places will be placed on the place of a former greenhouse, therefore the project provides glass, stained-glass windows, and also a winter garden in decoration.

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