Orphanage № 36 / Orphanage for “difficult” boys named after Alexander Herzen

Address: 6, Vishnyakovskiy (until 1922 – Luzhnikovskiy) Lane (Pereulok), 6, Moscow.

Kuznetsky Lane (Pereulok) in 1908. Today this is the part of the Vishnyakovskiy Lane (Pereulok). Presumably, the house no. 6 where the orphanage was located is on the left side.

Kuznetsky Lane (Pereulok) in 1908. Today this is the part of the Vishnyakovskiy Lane (Pereulok). Presumably, the house no. 6 where the orphanage was located is on the left side.
 

The orphanage named after Alexander Herzen, a famous writer of the 19th century, known as the “father of Russian socialism”, was opened not later than the year of 1931. The orphanage specialized in the so-called “difficult” boys.

Daria Durneva, Anna Margolis