21 January 2014, Tuesday, 15:24

Restoration of a historic building granted to "Alliance Francaise" is completed in Ufa

author: Olga Murtazina

In Ufa specialists of the Scientific Production Centre of the Ministry of Culture RB completed the reconstruction and restoration of the historic building located at 8, October Revolution. In 2013, the building was transferred to the French department of Bashkir Pedagogical University and the NGO "Alliance Francaise Ufa" promoting the French culture. A year earlier, the rector of Bashkir Pedagogical University Rail Asadullin said  about creating of the "French Centre".

In the previous decade the building housed a branch of the Red Cross. Ufa historians believe that the house appeared at developing this block of houses in the second half of the 18th century. Since 1873 and till the revolution the provincial branch of the Volga-Kama Bank was located here.