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Vladislav Gorodetsky Honored With Google Doodle

    June 4, 2013
    Chris Crum
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Google is running a doodle in Ukraine honoring architect Vladislav Gorodetsky for his 150th birthday.

Google says in a Google+ post, “Wishing a happy birthday to Ukrainian architect Vladislav Gorodetsky, known for his many contributions to Kiev’s urban development, in particular the ‘House with Chimaeras,’ an Art Nouveau building ornately decorated with sculptures of exotic animals.”

Gorodetsky was known for contributions in Kiev urban development with the aforementioned House with Chimaeras, as well as the St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Cathedral, the Karaite Kenesa, and the National Art Museum of Ukraine.

Gorodetsky often worked alongside Milan Emilio Sala, an instructor at the Kiev City College.

Here’s some of his work:

Vladislav Gorodetsky

Vladislav Gorodetsky

Vladislav Gorodetsky