Ilsur Metshin visited the Neighbors Day at the Zhilploshchadka residential area
Ilsur Metshin, the Mayor of Kazan, visited the Neighbors
Day – a holiday organized on the occasion of the overhaul completion at the
courtyard of houses 13, 15 and 17 on Khimikov street. This is the largest
public space at the Zhilploshchadka residential area.
“I remember our first visits here. Zhilploshchadka is
literally a descent area. Today we see that the yard here is the same as any
other yard in the downtown of Kazan. This was our task. We are happy that with
the help of concerned enterprises and talented students, Kazan is turning into
a well – maintained, beautiful, well-groomed capital”, - Ilsur Metshin said, viewing the renovated public
The project of renovation of the yard was developed by
the design team of KSACU students and teachers. Sergei Mironov, head of the
administration of Kirovsky and Moskovsky districts, noted that this yard is a true
attraction point for citizens not only of nearby houses, but also for
neighboring villages. Not less than three thousand citizens gather here for
The developer of the project, senior teacher of the department
of urban planning of the University Maria Latypova, in turn, noted that citizens
are actively involved in the process of yard renovation. “The citizens were
very open, interested in cooperation, and actively helped. I must say that they
have been waiting for the renovation of the yard for a long time”, - she told
During the implementation of the project in 2019-2020,
the road surface was renovated, the public space was completely landscaped, a
multifunctional scene was built, a sports ground, a universal field, a
children's zone, pergolas (canopies with plants), recreation areas, and small
architectural elements were installed.
Part of the work on the improvement and installation
of small architectural elements was undertaken by PJSC Tatkhimfarmpreparaty and
Housing and communal services of the Moskovsky district. “We would like to
express our thanks for your concern for the citizens. This is a true case of
social responsibility of business, when managers are concerned with their heart
and soul both for production and for the conditions in which people come back
from work. The local citizens have an opportunity to see their beautiful Zhilploshchadka
residential area!” - said the Mayor, addressing the heads of enterprises.
After that, the Mayor of Kazan inspected the progress
of overhaul on Khimikov street 15. The five-storey eight-entrance brick house
built in 1968 was included into the program of overhaul in 2020.
The roof, electrics, entrances and façade will be
repaired there. According to Oleg Kalimov, director of the Housing and communal
services of the Moskovsky district company, the work started about a month ago,
and about half of the total work has been completed to date.