Moscow authorities have announced a tender for restoration work on Ivan Turgenev’s memorial house in Ostozhenka.
As noted in the documents published on the state procurement website, the result of the tender will be announced on September 24th. The initial cost of the contract is 91.5m rubles.
The museum is situated in Ostozhenka 37/7, building 1, in the center of Moscow. According to the tender documents, work on strengthening the foundation, the facades, the interiors, the walls, the windows and the restoration of the doors is to be carried out on the writer’s memorial house, with an area of 514 square meters.
Floor structures are to be replaced and all engineering systems - including the electricity, the water and heating supplies, the ventilation, the air conditioning, the automation, the alarms, the video surveillance, the fire security, etc. - are to be installed and arranged. Besides this, the house will be developed and adapted for people with restricted mobility. Participation in the tender is limited because of the specific character of the cultural property site’s repair and restoration.
Any participant in the tender should have a license for operating on cultural property sites and should also have experience of similar work. The term for fulfillment of the work is 650 days.