ROSSI, Karl Ivanovich
(b. 1775, Napoli, d. 1849, St. Petersburg)

General view

Senate and Synod buildings, St. Petersburg

On the street side opposite the Admiralty, Rossi built the symmetrically arranged Senate (the highest government department) and the Synod (the highest ecclesiastical authority), which are united by a majestic arch.

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