night in the neighborhood Drevlyanka
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night in the neighborhood Drevlyanka

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The toponym "Drevlyanka" appeared at the townspeople appeared in the 19th century. Then Drevlyanka called middle of the street, Gogol and the entire building to the side of her Lososinka. Today Gogol street called - Drevlyansky. A little later it was renamed in Gogol, but the name "Drevlyansky" was not forgotten. The street with the same name is situated perpendicular to the previous, next to the railway. To "Drevlyansky hills" were Theological Seminary, Bishop's House and Bishops villa with a home church. After the revolution, the seminary was turned into a military base, the house was turned into a bishop's house officers. A cottage by the Bishops first turned them to the commune. Lenin, and then made it into just zhily house. So a street utility. In Soviet times Drevlyanka again "moved." She was even further - at present the Works of improvement. There was Drevlyansky sawmills, cabbage field and, a little further, a small cottage. In the 1960 - 1970-ies this place is called - Street Drevlyanka (if existing Drevlyane Drevlyane Street and the waterfront). After a short time, as Drevlyanka again "renewed." Drevlyanka called the place where today is TV "Karelia". Prior to the adoption of Soviet power in Karelia in this place held rallies. Thus, the street was already Drevlyanka from the plant improvement ring to st. Parkhomenko, ie to the village. Forestry (now part of the High-altitude travel and st. Parkovaya, pos. LESKHOZ - an area of ​​the current DRB). February 17, 1967 was approved by the City Master Plan, developed by the Design Institute "Lengiprogor" the payment period up to 1980, with an estimated population of 270-300 thousand people and placing priority construction engineering mainly in the residential area Drevlyanka. However, due to the length and cost of utilities, primary residential building was moved to another area of ​​the city - a key. Construction began only in 1985. Then was organized construction of 9-storey building near the street Drevlyanka. Here it is from this house (and build it in 1986) is the story of neighborhood. In April 1986, the street Drevlyanka eliminated, the same name was given to the old road of salmon, on which stood a new house (now - st. Drevlyanka, 1). Later finish building the neighborhood of 5 -, 9 -, 10 -, 14 - and 16-story buildings. In 1975, construction began, as it was known, Township Campus. Construction was delayed for a long time, but for the 300th anniversary of the city campus has already acquired these streets, found housing Petrozavodsk State University. Campus - also part Drevlyanka.By the way. In the area of ​​today's Blvd. Internationalists (the school № 46) during the Second World War were fighting 272 Svir Pomeranian Division.

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