Ostankinsky district

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August 11, 2022

Ostankino District (Ostankino) is a district in Moscow, located in the North-Eastern Administrative District. On the territory there is the Ostankino TV tower, there is a monorail road. After the accession of TEOS, Sheremetyevsky includes VDNKh and the Botanical Garden of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The district corresponds to the intracity municipal formation of the Ostankinsky municipal district.

Population

Toponymy

On the territory of the Ostankino district, many names are associated with the history of space exploration: the streets of Academician Korolev, Kondratyuk, Tsander are named after the pioneers in astronautics, the house-museum of academician S.P. Korolev and the adjacent park named after him are also located here. S. P. Koroleva.

Industry

Among the enterprises of the region: Zvezdny OJSC, Caliber OJSC, Kalibrovsky Plant OJSC, Goznak Federal State Unitary Enterprise, Moscow Printing House No. 2 OJSC, 6th trolleybus depot. Large industrial enterprises of the construction complex operate on the territory of the district.

Science

The scientific potential is concentrated in seven research and design organizations, providing research and design in various fields of knowledge. The largest of them are JSC "Gipromez", "Gintsvetmet", Research Institute "Kulon", the 20th Central Design Institute.

Social sphere

In the Ostankino district there are two outpatient clinics, 10 schools (including school No. 1220 SHO No. 2 "Moscow Cadet Corps of Aviation and Cosmonautics"), 10 preschool institutions, and three institutions of secondary vocational education.

Cultural sphere

VDNKh is located in the area. It was opened in 1939. In the same year, a sculpture by V. I. Mukhina “Worker and Collective Farm Woman” was installed there, created for an exhibition in Paris from the USSR. During the restoration of the sculpture in 2003-2009, the pedestal-pavilion of B. M. Iofan and P. Lvov was recreated, which since 2010 has housed the museum and exhibition center of the same name (since 2017, it has also been the VDNKh lecture hall).

Parks, squares and pedestrian zones

VDNKh Landscape Park

A landscape park with five thematic zones was created in the northern and northwestern part of the VDNKh territory in 2018-2019. The chief architect of the park was the Frenchman Michel Pena. In the zone "Nature botanical"