According to the Regional Society for Protection of Monuments in the Old Market area to date are 38 architectural monuments of the old city. But this is it – the small city of Rostov-on-Don, mid-to late XIX century, which began to develop from here, the future "one million", which is destined to play a key role in the expansion of the southern borders of the Russian land. For everyday problems, the constant bustle, we forget our history. And sometimes just need to stop and look around. After all, home is often better than people can talk about very much. No wonder the majority of old houses proudly wore Rostov names of their respective owners. One of the first brick, or as they called our ancestors, the stone buildings in our city is also located in the Old Market. And I emphasize, not "find", and "is", ie it exists today.

A former apartment house of Rostov Maximov merchant located on the corner. Stanislavsky and per. Semashko (trans. Semashko, 21/60). And this, despite its respectable age – nearly 200 years. Many historians agree that this is not simply one of the first, and most first two-story brick building in Rostov-on-Don.

And it has retained basically the original form to this day. The building project history ascribes Trofim Sharzhinskomu, the architect of the city, which is considered compiler of the first general plan of Rostov in 1811. Building is constructed, according to the historian and ethnographer, IA Kuznetsova in 1805. Characteristic of the late classical planning and three-dimensional solutions, laconic architectural and artistic appearance.