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Franz Boffo

Franz Boffo (it. - Boffo Francesco, 1780-1867) is the famous architect, author of many outstanding projects in the Russian Empire. He lived and worked in Odesa for 40 years (1818-1861).

 

F.Boffo was engaged in designing and construction of the most representative and buildings in the central part of Odesa, which became city business card. Among his projects are: Vorontsov Palace (1826 -1828), buildings on a semi-circular square of Primorskiy Boulevard (1826 -1830), the famous Potemkin Stairs (1837 - 1841), the building of merchant Exchange (now the City Council (1828-1834, together with G.Torichelli and I.Kozlov)), the magnificent palace of the Countess Pototskaya (Odesa Art Museum), etc.

 

Worldwide popularity of Boffo Stairs brought the movie of Sergei Eisenstein "Battleship Potemkin", filmed in 1925 on the events in the port of Odessa on 14 June 1905. By the name of rebellious battleship of the Black Sea Fleet in 1955 the Stairs were renamed in Potemkin Stairs.

 

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