On May 25, 2018, as part of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), the city of Saint Petersburg and the Dostoevsky’s Petersburg Fund for Support and Development of the F.M. Dostoevsky Museum signed a letter of intent.

In the beginning of April, the initiative of the Dostoevsky’s Petersburg non-profit fund to create a new space for the Dostoevsky’s Museum was supported by the city administration. The construction is to begin in the first quarter of 2019.