Lviv State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater named after Solomiya Krushelnytska

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Lviv State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater named after Solomiya Krushelnytska
Square, theater, monument, avenue, buildings, architecture, transport, lanterns, people
Leonid Zapadenko
Unpublished resources
11х17 cm
Leonid Zapadenko

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ID: 00975
City: Lviv
Date: 1961
Format: Unknown
Creator: S. Yanovskyy
Publisher: Unknown
Copyright: Central State Kinofotofono Archive after G.S. Pshenychny
Subject: Opera House, Maria Zankovetska Theater, posters, square, street lights, passersby
ID: 11833
City: Lviv
Date: 1958
Format: Unknown
Creator: Sviatoslav Vdovenko
Publisher: Unpublished resources
Copyright: Juriy Vdovenko
Subject: theatre
ID: 11590
City: Horlivka
Date: 1900-1925
Format: Unknown
Creator: Unknown
Publisher: Unpublished resources
Copyright: Museum of the History of Horlivka
Subject: industrial landscape, theater
ID: 01273
City: Lviv
Date: 1911-1913
Format: 90x140 mm
Creator: Unknown
Publisher: Dawid Grund, Lwow
Copyright: Center for Urban History of East Central Europe
Subject: City Theater, Skarbek Theater, Wały Hetmańskie
ID: 01402
City: Lviv
Date: 1894-1897
Format: 12х18 сm
Creator: Unknown
Publisher: Publishing House "Centr Europy", Lviv
Copyright: Ihor Kotlobulatov
Subject: Skarbek Theater, square
ID: 03767
City: Chernivtsi
Date: 1919-1935
Format: 120х170 mm
Creator: Unknown
Publisher: Unknown
Copyright: Helmut Kusdat
Subject: Czernowitz, Theatre
ID: 13786
City: Lviv
Date: 1941
Format: Unknown
Creator: Wilhelm Demmer
Publisher: Unpublished resources
Copyright: Dietrich Demmer
Subject: street, avenue, theatre, building, architecture, people, winter, snow, flowerbed
ID: 07948
City: Lviv
Date: 1955-1960
Format: 10x15 сm
Creator: Illya Pavlyk
Publisher: Unpublished resources
Copyright: Oleksandr Korobov
Subject: 1 Travnia street, theater, transport, advertising
ID: 02498
City: Lviv
Date: 1928
Format: 6х10 cm
Creator: Karl Auer
Publisher: Tadeusz Mankowski, Lviv 80 years ago
Copyright: Ihor Kotlobulatov
Subject: Square, theater,transport, passers

The Lviv State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater was built in 1897-1900 under a project designed by architect Zygmunt Gorgolewski. The building is erected in historicist style and influenced by the so-called Vienna Neo-Renaissance. The monumental theater building has occupied a key position in the architectural ensemble of the city’s main avenue created in the late 19th – early 20th century.

The monument to V. I. Lenin was erected in front of the entrance to the Opera House at the intersection of Hetmanski Waly and the park-garden located in the center of First of May Street (the central street of the city, from 1855 on called Karla Ludwika Street, in 1919 renamed Legionow Street, from 1959 on known as Lenina Boulevard, and in 1991 renamed Svobody Boulevard). The monument was the work of Moscow sculptor Serhii Merkurov (1881-1952), and architects V. Sharapenko and S. Frantsuz. The square in front of the Opera House was organized according to the project by architects Ivan Persykov and M. Yurchuk. A public meeting devoted to the unveiling of the monument to Lenin in Lviv was held on January 20, 1952.