Kyiv Distillery (first name - State Wine Warehouse № 1) - a unique complex of industrial facilities of the late XIX century., Designed by Kyiv civil engineer Volodymyr Bezsmertny. Established in 1896, it covers an area of 1.7 hectares.
The complex consists of a chain of technologically interconnected brick structures that create a single corner house with a basement semi-basement tier formed due to the difference in relief. The main building is trapezoidal, one of the buildings (stove) is covered with an original semi-cylindrical roof. The floor in the industrial halls is covered with broom tiles.
The building is designed using the decorative properties of brickwork and elements of various historical styles, including the Florentine Renaissance (jagged cornices, stepped attics, arched windows, etc.). The picturesque silhouette, the variety of shapes of window openings and the expressiveness of the architectural decor give the buildings a romantic look.
A bridge over the street was built near the complex to transport alcohol. Voznesensky Yar, freight trams. Today the bridge is considered to be the oldest in Kyiv (among those that have survived), due to the state of emergency it is open only to pedestrians.
During the Second World War, vodka bottles were used to make bottles of incendiary mixture, and during the occupation of Kyiv - mineral water. The plant has not been operating since the mid-2000s.