House 257. M. S. Kuznetsov Company

House 257. M. S. Kuznetsov Company

Famous Kuznetsov porcelain and faience factory was founded in 1843. The enterprise functioned under various names until the beginning of the 1990’s. In XIX century the Kuznetsovs family upheld the tradition of charity and social activities. There were plenty of organisations situated near the factory, for example the Kuznetsov Sports Society, the M. S. Kuznetsov Cultural Society, the Library of the M. S. Kuznetsov Cultural Society. In Soviet time here was Riga’s Porcelain and Faience factory, one of the best in this branch.