Architect Rossi Street

Saint Petersburg, Russia

Architect Rossi Street


2 Architect Rossi Street (Russian: Улица Зодчего Росси, д. 2) is a building in St. Petersburg, Russia. It is located at the corner of Ostrovsky Square and Architect Rossi Street (also called just Rossi Street), which is named for the Italian architect Carlo Rossi who spent his working life in Russia.

The building, a prime architectural ornament of the city, follows the canons of classical antiquity: its height and width are identical (22 metres (72 ft)), and its length (220 metres (720 ft)) is exactly ten times its width. It is located in central St. Petersburg, the nearest metro station being Gostiny Dvor.

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