Historical photos of Moscow in Romanov Dvor


On April 13, the Old Moscow Exhibition was inaugurated in Business Centre Romanov Dvor presenting the historical views of the late 19-century Russian capital. The Exhibition is sponsored by Museum of Moscow, RD Group and IZO Art Gallery.

The exhibition presents the antique photos of the legendary views of the capital, its streets and buildings highlighting the history of architecture. The pre-Revolutionary phototypes display the views of the Kremlin, Kitay-gorod, Zamoskvorechye, Varvarka, Nikolskaya, Lubyanka, Tverskaya and Mokhovaya from the albums of the renowned Moscow businessman, publisher and local history expert Nikolay Naidenov.

The Old Moscow Exhibition in Business Centre Romanov Dvor was inaugurated by the Director of Museum of Moscow Alina Saprykina and RD Group Marketing Director Louisa Ulanovskaya.

Louisa Ulanovskaya, RD Group Marketing Director: “Business Centre Romanov Dvor is becoming not only a business realm, but also a comfortable public space, a kind of magnet, attracting dynamic, progressive and thoughtful individuals, a space where the people feel their connection to the city, its history and culture. It is this kind of multi-purpose spaces that draw the urban realm closer to the people and improve the investment climate of the capital. Romanov Dvor and RD Group are happy to contribute to the development of a comfortable urban environment in Moscow”.

Alina Saprykina, Director of Museum of Moscow: “Over many years, Museum of Moscow has been exploring the city, preserving its history and telling about its future. Today, we are happy to present the Old Moscow photoproject in Romanov Dvor, at the very heart of the capital. We are certain that the project will catch not only the innate Muscovites’ interest, but also the interest of foreign guests who will be able to see how Moscow has changed during the last one hundred years and compare the photos from Naidenov’s albums to the city of today”.

The Old Moscow Exhibition inauguration ceremony was attended by workers of culture, representatives of business, painters and photographers, as well as by journalists. The exposition is housed in the court of Business Centre Romanov Dvor and will last until May 31, 2016.


Business Centre Romanov Dvor is located in the vicinity of the Kremlin in Romanov pereulok and fully conforms to the status of premium commercial real estate. The total area of the office part of the complex accounts for 51,500 sq. m. The project has been developed by the international investment and development holding RD group. The general contractor of the project is RD Group, the managing company – RD Management.


Currently, Museum of Moscow is a multi-purpose museum and exhibition, science-education and cultural centre connecting the history of Moscow to its present day.