The CATHERINE PALACE St Petersburg Russia ~ Although the palace is popularly associated with Catherine II ("The Great"), It was originally built in 1717 for Catherine I, the wife of Peter The Great, as her summer palace.
Terem - a one-story log structure on a high brick basement foundation.
Singer House (built in 1902 – 1904; architect Pavel Suzor) in St. Petersburg. It was the main office of the Singer Sewing Machine Company in Russia. Nowadays "The House of Books" (book shop) is situated here. #Russia #St.Petersburgrussia