Stalin’s Skyscrapers or Seven Sisters
Stalin’s skyscrapers are seven look the same buildings which built on the orders of Josef Stalin. Stalin’s skyscrapers were built in 40-50th of twenties century. Buildings were constructed for the glorification of the Country after World War II.
Together they still are a symbol of the might of the country and the people involved in their construction. But individually, each represents its own: the building of Moscow State University or MGU building – by Soviet and Russia’s science, Foreign Ministry skyscraper – the international authority of Russia, Kotelnicheskaya skyscraper – the theater and cinema, skyscraper on Barrikadnaya by the Moscow Zoo – the power of the aviation industry …
Over the past half a century after the construction of seven Stalin’s skyscrapers did not change the status of their tenants: to have an apartment in one the apartment skyscraper is a symbol of belonging to high society – before the Soviet, today – Russia.
Barrikadnaya building and I
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