The Church transferred the building of the temple of St. Simeon for Yauza


The Department of urban property of Moscow issued the order of August 14, 2018 No. 26725 on transfer of property of the Russian Orthodox Church the building of the temple in honor of St. Simeon for Yauza of Moscow city, located at the address: Moscow, St. Nikoloyamskaya, d. 10-12, p. 8, reports of Financial and economic management.

The building is a cultural heritage site of Federal significance “Church of Saint Simeon Stylites, 1798, with the fence, the end of the XVII century, architect. M. F. Kazakov”.

The first mention of a stone Church in honor of St. Simeon for Yauza, according to archival materials, refers to 1658. In 1731 the Church was demolished and rebuilt.

In 1764, by the architect I. M. Nazarov added a new refectory part of the temple with two side chapels were consecrated in honor of saints Nicholas and Dimitri of Rostov. In 1789, erected the four-storey bell tower.

In 1812 the Church was damaged by fire in 1813, was renovated and re-consecrated. In the early 50-ies of the XIX century again rebuilt the refectory part. Until the late nineteenth century work continued on updating and improvement of the temple.

In 1929, worship in the temple was discontinued in the same period of the confiscated Church valuables. The building of the temple was placed the Moscow Institute of improvement of qualification of technical employees of Moscow city. During the Soviet period the history was lost to the interior of the temple, made floors, demolished the upper tiers of the bell tower.

The services in the Cathedral resumed in 1995.

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