View of Khreshchatyk street

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View of Khreshchatyk street

Parts of Khreshchatyk street which do not exist currently. The character of the housing indicates that the ground floors were occupied by shops and workshops (e.g., those producing seals or stamps) while the upper floors were residential. The buildings’ architecture is typical of the 1880s-1890s: they are constructed in the Historist style, sometimes having façades with rather rich plastic decorations and dormer windows. Over the balconies, there is a kind of draw linen curtains, the so-called marquees used for protection from excess light; it is one of the peculiar things here. The street is divided into a sidewalk and a carriageway by limiters; the both parts are located on the same level. There are many carts on the road, which are harnessed with a horse, as well as cabs; before the advent of trams and cars it had been the main kind of wheel transport, which, nevertheless, did not lose its popularity in the following decades. The façades of the buildings are reflected in the puddle, and this is an undoubted sign of the picture quality. Some poles can be seen on the street; most likely, they are meant for electric lighting but, for some reason or other, there are no electric wires on them; the process of installation was probably going on.

Olga Martyniuk

street, shop, car
Unpublished resources
H.S. Pshenychnyi Central State Cinema, Photo and Phono Archvive of Ukraine

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ID: 08201
City: Lviv
Date: 1960-1965
Format: 10x15 сm
Creator: Leonid Zapadenko
Publisher: Unpublished resources
Copyright: Leonid Zapadenko
Subject: Street, buildings, architecture, transport, paving, people
ID: 00251
City: Lviv
Date: Post-War period, Communist Rule (1946-1990)
Format: Unknown
Creator: Julian Dorosh
Publisher: Halytska Brama, Lviv
Copyright: Andriy Dorosh
Subject: Tram pavillion in Zamarstynivska St., man in broad pants
ID: 01717
City: Lviv
Date: 1970-1980
Format: 14х9 сm
Creator: Unknown
Publisher: Unpublished resources
Copyright: Volodymyr Rumyantsev
Subject: Street, buildings, renovation, lamp-post
ID: 02517
City: Lviv
Date: Unknown
Format: 10х15 сm
Creator: Unknown
Publisher: Unpublished resources
Copyright: Ihor Kotlobulatov
Subject: funeral procession, tram tracks, city construction
ID: 01243
City: Lviv
Date: 1917
Format: 90x140 mm
Creator: Unknown
Publisher: The Art Gallery of Polish Artists Publishing House, Krakow
Copyright: Center for Urban History of East Central Europe
Subject: Karl-Ludwig-Strasse, Hetmanska St., Wały Hetmańskie, city theater, Skarbek Theater, electric tram, street lights
ID: 03827
City: Chernivtsi
Date: 1900-1910
Format: 110х140 mm
Creator: Unknown
Publisher: Unpublished resources
Copyright: Helmut Kusdat
Subject: Czernowitz, Square, Street
ID: 12115
City: Lviv
Date: 20th of September 1973
Format: Unknown
Creator: Unknown
Publisher: Unpublished resources
Copyright: Volodymyr Rumyantsev
Subject: street, building, people
ID: 01100
City: Lviv
Date: 1915-1917
Format: 90х140 mm
Creator: Unknown
Publisher: Dawid Grund, Lwow
Copyright: Taras Pinyazhko
Subject: Alley, buildings, railway station, horseman, people, gaslight
ID: 11800
City: Lviv
Date: 1957-1965
Format: Unknown
Creator: Sviatoslav Vdovenko
Publisher: Unpublished resources
Copyright: Juriy Vdovenko
Subject: street