It is through the tower of the house has become a monument of history and culture.
He became famous through his tenants in the attic, a professor of philology Vyacheslav Ivanov and his spuruge Zinov’eva-Annibal.V 1905-1913 years is visited by many famous writers and poets who came to the famous literature professor environment. Usually they were reading the works of unknown poets and discussion, so it is here became famous Anna Akhmatova and her first poem said Alexander Blok. After the death of his wife Ivanov went home, and in the tower was arranged amateur theater, whose founder was Meyrhold, dance school and a public reading room of the Sign. Now this building again became a simple dwelling house.