The Akmeņu Street is the oldest cobblestone street in Ventspils and it runs along the Old Town Square, which up to the late thirties of the 20th century was a built-up area.
Now, the monument to Jānis Fabriciuss (1877-1929) created in 1954 by the sculptor Jānis Zariņš is erected here. Jānis Fabriciuss was the commanding officer of Latvian Riflemen Division of the Soviet Red Army, born in the rural municipality of Zlēkas in the region of Ventspils.
The first commander in the Red Army who was awarded four orders of the Red Banner.
The monument to Jānis Fabricius in Ventspils on the corner of Pils and Akmeņu streets was opened in 1954.