|It is comprised of three buildings, circa
XIX century (55, 57, 59), which were reconstructed in 1993 by
Corinthia Hotels International
into a single complex, by creating a covered patio, which you can see in
The cost of the project was around $45-50 million.
During the renovation process there were conflicts with the Committee on
Monument Preservation (the houses were registered with the committee).
However, the KGIOP finally conceded.Prior to renovation only building
No. 57 was a part of the hotel (now the only thing that remains is its
It was built for profit in 1861 and was rebuilt in 1913-1914 in a
neo-classical style, according to the project of architect Bobrov.
During the soviet era it housed the "Baltiyskaya" (Baltic) Hotel.
The adjacent, afore-mentioned houses settled slightly in the early
1990's during the construction of an underground garage (by the Austrian