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Transfiguration Cathedral
Спасо-Преображенский собор

Soborna Square
Odessa Ukraine

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began2000
  Finished2006
  Destroyed1936
Floor Count4
Building Uses
 - religious
Structural Types
 - church
 - clock
Architectural Style
 - neo-classical
Materials
 - concrete, reinforced

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Spire253 fthttp://www.sobor.odessa.ua/
belfry
Main dome spire167 ft
Belfry roof148 ft
Main dome roof143 ft
Foundation-56 ft

Description
• Length: 90.6 m
• Width: 46.6 m

Architects:
• (in various years and of various parts of protoplastic building): V. Vanrezant, F. Frapolli, G. Frapolli, G. Toricelli, F. Shestakov, F. Boffo, A. Shashin, F. Gonsiorovski, N. Tolvinski, D. G. Heidenreich, D. Visconti, O. Rusk, F. Morandi, A. Todorovich, L. Prokopovich;
• (rebuilt): «Odessproject» (V. Mescheryakov, A. Martynenko) and «Ukrprojectrestoration» (S. Yurchenko)

• The cathedral was one of the first great buildings in Odessa (City was founded in 1793, cathedral was concluded to built in 1794).
• The Savior's Transfiguration Cathedral was built in 1795—1796 and 1804—1808. Its belfry was built in 1827—1837. They were many times rebuilt in 1842—1846, 1849—1853 and 1900—1903. In 1936 cathedral was destroyed by Soviet power.
• At first the belfry was built in 2000—2001, after the cathedral was in 2002—2005.

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