View of New Holland Island from the side of Kryukov canal

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Prise le 19/02/2010
Founded by a decree of Peter the Great in 1721, New Holland, which has an area of over 7.6 hectares, was used for drying timber used in shipbuilding during the 18th and 19th centuries, and in 2004 was turned over to the city of St. Petersburg by the Russian Defense Ministry. The results of a subsequent tender to develop the island were announced in 2006, with ST New Holland LLC, now part of the Russian Land Implenia joint venture in real estate development, emerging victorious with a project designed by Lord Norman Foster (http://www.fosterandpartners.com/News/224/Default.aspx ).

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Church of Demetrius of Thessaloniki, Shcheleyki (1783)

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The Vazhinka river near Vazhiny

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Rehearsal in dance school ”Metamorphoses”

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Egyptian Gates at Tsarskoye Selo

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Galleria Sciarra

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Metro station ”Kirovsky Zavod” (1955)

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The early work of Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin (1902-1905)

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Hallway in the House of Artists (3rd floor)

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Staircase in the House of Artists (3rd floor)

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Staircase in the House of Artists (1st floor)

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Old staircase in the park

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Metro station ”Chkalovskaya” (1997)

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