"Spon" Station of Narkompros (Orphanage)

Address: 7 Sechenovskii Lane (earlier - Poluektov Lane), Moscow

Sechenovskii Lane (House No. 7), 2008. Photograph: alex-i1.livejournal.com

Sechenovskii Lane (House No. 7), 2008. Photograph: alex-i1.livejournal.com

The school commune was opened on Poluektov Lane no later than in 1927. Along with other departments, it was part of the pilot experiment with children’s care stations named after the Third Communist International. Its task was to raise and educate homeless children.

Daria Durneva, Anna Margolis