History of the house

The architect's house of Andrey Shtakenschneider was built more than
two centuries ago and at the time it was the center of literary and high life of Petersburg.
The restaurant "Shtakenschneider" called in honor
of the famous Petersburg architect Andrey Ivanovich Shtakenschneider.
In 1855-1862 the house of Andrey Shtakenschneider
and his family was one of the famous literary-art salons of Petersburg.

There were Polonskiy, Benediktov, Goncharov, Dostoevskiy,
Turgenev and other famous figures of art, politics and science of
Petersburg on "Shtakenscnheider's" Saturdays
and regularly there were amateur spectacles indoors of dining room.