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Khreshchatyk - the central street of Kyiv. Passes through Starokyivs'kyi and Pechers'kyi areas and stretches from Europian to the Bessarabian areas. In Kreschatitskoy Street appeared in its various areas of stone buildings in two or three stories. Buildings successfully emphasizes the terrain, and placed along the streets freely separate buildings located in individual houses. Shut Khreshchatyk 3-storey building of the Merchants meeting in the garden at present European space designed by architect V. Nikolayev (1882), which now contains the National Philharmonic Society, which today is famous for its excellent acoustics. In the early twentieth century. of the capital were already water, sewerage, gas, electricity, with 1892 operating tram (the first time in Czarist Russia).