Uknown pages of Armenian contribution to other countries.
Translated from AidaTiflis7
M.P. Ogandzhanov (1870-1916).
Biographical information is absent. Worked in Tbilisi since the late 19 th century to 1916. The most famous architectural projects are carried out in art nouveau and art nu . In 1915 he was awarded with the second prize (first prize was not awarded to anyone) in the contest for best facade of the house of industrialist Bozardzhyants, built in 1914- 1915g.g. in Tiflis.
Ogandzhanov lived in Reutovskayastreet № 22 ( street Merkviladze)
In 1916, at the age of 46, MP Ogandzhanov was killed. There is a theory it happened at the duel done by his enemies.
Some of the buildings built by Ogadzhanov’s projects:
State Bank office building at the corner of Loris Melikovs and Baronskaya streets.
(Now a branch of the National Library of Georgia, and the angle of Gudiashvili Purtseladze)
Tiflis mutual building society loan Sololakskaya street. (Ul.Leonidze; now – the State Bank of Georgia)
House Zubalovo for the poor inhabitants of Tiflis – Court Street. (Ul.Br.Zubalashvili; now – Children’s Hospital)
Residential house of tobacco industrialist N. Bozardzhyants in .Gudovich(ul.Chonkadze)
Bozardzhyants is also an Armenian.
Facade of his house for which Ogadzhanov was awarded is pictured in one of the most famous Soviet movies “17 moments of spring” (Семнадцать мгновений весны) music to which is written by an Armenian Soviet composer Tariverdiev.
Tiflis. Angle of Loris-Melikov and Baronskaya. Office of the State Bank. 1910. Arh.M.P.Ogandzhanov.
Tiflis. Sololakskaya 7, Tiflis credit union. Arh.M.P.Ogandzhanov.