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September 22, 2021, 16:59
Additional landscaping will take place as part of the complex improvement, which was recently completed in the park.
In the park of the December uprising, the improvement of which has recently endedalmost 130 trees and more than 500 shrubs will be planted this fall, said the Deputy Mayor of Moscow for Housing and Utilities and Improvement Peter Biryukov.
“This year, large-scale works have been carried out on the complex improvement of Krasnaya Presnya Street and Zvenigorodskoye Highway to the Third Transport Ring. As part of the project, the park of the December Uprising, created more than a hundred years ago, was put in order and has become a favorite resting place for Muscovites and guests of the capital. The main task was to preserve the historical appearance of the park and carry out additional landscaping, ”said the deputy mayor.
Green spaces have a positive effect on the climate of the metropolis, therefore, all urban improvement projects include landscaping work.
“Nearly 130 trees and more than 500 shrubs will be additionally planted in the park of the December Uprising, and beautiful landscape illumination has been made for the existing green spaces. Almost 45 thousand square meters of lawn and flower beds have already been equipped, ”noted Pyotr Biryukov.
During the improvement in the park, the existing road and path network was preserved and new paths were made, more than 330 lighting poles and street floor lamps with energy-saving lamps, 25 video surveillance cameras were installed.
On the territory there were four playgrounds and three sports grounds, as well as two grounds for walking dogs. The historic fence, which has been preserved since the 1940-1950s, has been restored.
In addition, the unique historical building of the guardhouse (the room for the guard guarding the fortress gates) of the Presnenskaya outpost was put in order. This is the only one of the 18 guardhouse of Kamer-Kollezhsky Val that has survived to this day. For many years the building was in disrepair and was used as a change house.
“The specialists have updated engineering communications, compacted the soil and waterproofed the basement, put in order the facade, replaced the supporting structures and the roof covering, restored the chimney, and completed the interior decoration of the premises,” added Pyotr Biryukov.
The improvement of the December Uprising Park, founded more than 100 years ago, began in May this year. It is located between the Ulitsa 1905 Goda metro station and Krasnopresnenskaya embankment. The park is 500 meters long and covers an area of about six hectares.
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