The Kuibyshevsky District Court of St. Petersburg studied the claim of the Committee for the Protection of Monuments (KGIOP), filed against the owners of the apartment in the apartment building Basstruyeva on Rubinshteina Street, 36A.
According to the United Press Service of the Courts of St. Petersburg, the owners, without agreement, re-planned the apartment located in the memorial house, and also inserted plastic windows.
The case file states that the owners replaced six windows, cleared the floor, walls and ceiling down to brickwork, dismantled partitions and installed new ones, replaced floors, replaced water supply, sewerage and electricity networks, carried out interior decoration of the premises and other work.
The owners submitted to KGIOP acts for the approval of the state historical and cultural expertise and project documentation, providing for a comprehensive repair. However, the committee did not provide them with approval and did not accept the papers.
The court demanded that the owners carry out a “reverse” redevelopment and return the lost windows within a year and a half. If this does not happen, each of the four defendants will be charged a penalty of 15 thousand rubles and 10 thousand every month until the execution of the court decision.
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