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18 September 2021, 13:17

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The building will be renovated, and elevator shafts will be added to it.

The old building of the city clinical hospital named after S.P. Botkin is being reconstructed. The project has already been agreed, the chairman said. Moskomexpertiza Valery Leonov.

“The building in the 2nd Botkinsky passage was built in 1909 according to an individual project of the architect I.A. Ivanova-Shitsa. The administrative building with transitional galleries is an identified cultural heritage site. As part of the work to adapt the building to modern use, an extension of elevator shafts is envisaged, as well as related repair and finishing work, ”he said.

Outside elevator shafts will be built of monolithic reinforced concrete clad with opaque mirror glass panels. There will be two hospital elevators with a carrying capacity of 1,600 kilograms, adapted, among other things, for the transportation of people with limited mobility.

Internal work includes finishing with finishing plaster, painting the interior of the abutment of the elevator shafts and re-creating the floor finish. At the same time, the repair will not lead to a change in the functional purpose of the building.


The Botkin Hospital of the Moscow City Health Department is the largest multidisciplinary medical institution in the capital, where they provide assistance in all areas of medicine. More than 100 thousand people undergo treatment there every year.

In 2020 overhaul completed hematological building of the hospital with 120 beds, which houses departments for the treatment of patients with various blood diseases. Works in four more buildings planned complete before the end of this year.

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