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Black Stone House

It is famous for its stones, grown dark with age. Its construction was started in 1588, three years after Italian (Venice) Patio was built next to Black Stone.
House by architect Peter of Barbone for Greek merchant, Constantine Kornyakt. It is not quite clear who designed the House: Petro Krasovskyj, Paul of Rome or Peter of Barbone.

The upper floor and the sculptures of the facade were added in 1675-77 by architect M.Hradovskyj. The main entrance is decorated with beautiful stone-carving. Among the saints on the facade there is a statue of St. Martin,the patron saint of one of the house owners, doctor of Medicine - Martin Anchevsky

 
 
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