According to him, more than 80 % of respondents opposed the resumption of construction of the complex, at the time of unrealized Hastie architect , as well as creating new trade here - entertainment center.
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It is known that the construction Kontraktovaya house in the classical style was carried out in 1815-17 years. designed by English architect VI Hastie and with the participation of Ukrainian architect AI Melensky , recover after the great fire Hem 1811 .
Contract building was planned as a major center of Kiev Contract Fair , in addition to the project, which was not destined to become a reality , the construction of the building was a magistrate , which was to become the dominant complex , the right of it had to stand Contract house and left - home city council mail .
Several years ago, first talked about the possibility of restoring the entire architectural complex Kontraktowa Square , scheduled at the beginning of the XIX century. But according Tselovalnik , most people of Kiev called for the development and support of the historic heritage of the city , but without the modern buildings at the hem .
In addition , S. Tselovalnik shared his vision with the transformation of the modern hem Sagaydachnogo streets , which today is the main transport artery , where the lot of transit traffic in the pedestrian area with themed cafes , galleries and recreation areas .
"We no longer have the right to keep the street in such a way as it is today , as it is an area of archaeological , architectural and landscape conservation ," - said the chief architect of Kiev .