Pioneer House No. 2 / Jewish Pioneer House named after the Third Communist International

Address: 19 Seleznevskaya Street (Sherupenkov mansion), Moscow

 

Mansion of the Sherupenkovs on the corner of Seleznevskii Street and Dostoevskii Lane. The Jewish pioneer house was located there after the revolution. Photo: PastVu

Mansion of the Sherupenkovs on the corner of Seleznevskii Street and Dostoevskii Lane. The Jewish Pioneer House was located there after the Bolshevik Revolution. Photo: PastVu

The second pioneer house was opened by 1927, and it was closed in the 1930s. The orphanage for Jewish pioneers also took in children who were victims of pogroms.

Dariya Durneva, Anna Margolis