And although a number of external and internal restoration work at the facility was carried out even earlier – at the expense of the National Reserve “Castles of Ternopil Region” and local budgets, large restoration initiatives were delayed due to lack of funds. During 2005-2010 On paper, the Comprehensive State Program for the Conservation and Use of the Palace and Park Complex in the Vishnevets Village, which was not funded at all, was in effect. And only after 2015, when the reserve became one of the winners of the competition and received a grant from the US Embassy to restore the Mirror Hall of the palace, did large-scale work begin. The main ones are performed by master restorers from Kamenetz-Podolsk Restoration OJSC, a contractor that won the tender for the restoration of the Mirror Hall and the restoration of the southern facade of the palace. Continue reading
There are surprisingly picturesque corners in the Kharkov region, in which there are former noble estates, once abandoned by their masters.
When you come here, you are covered by a gamut of feelings and emotions. On the one hand, admiration for unusual architecture, on the other hand, sadness that time does not spare anything … It is as if you see people who lived here, worked, relaxed, had fun, decorated their homes, loved this land. And you are immediately embraced by a feeling of regret: it is sad that the creations of their industriousness and talent are gradually dying away, as is the memory of these people. Continue reading
Today’s “Point on the map” is indicated by a remarkable piece of engineering art of the early twentieth century – one of the surviving towers of Shukhov in Nikolaev
The Northern Black Sea region, where Nikolaev is located, always suffered from a lack of water. People who lived in these parts, differently adapted to this problem. There were natural sources, they used a certain time. But they also had a limited supply of water and dried up from time to time. Therefore, when at the beginning of the twentieth century Nikolaev as a city began to grow and develop, it became clear that he needed a constant water supply on an industrial basis. Continue reading