Laying in a Junction of Two Rivers

Laying in a Junction of Two Rivers
«Laying in a Junction of Two Rivers»

The view on the high-rise building on Kotelnicheskaya embankment from Bolshoy Ustinsky Bridge. It is the one of well-known Seven Sisters laid down by the order of Stalin in 1947. The main 176 meter (577 ft) tall tower was laid down in the area where small Yauza river joins the main river of the city, Moskva (Moscow) River and was built to be facing the Moscow Kremlin. The high-rise building in Kotelniki was completed in 1952 and incorporated with a 9-story apartment block facing Moskva River, designed by the same architects in 1938 and completed in 1940. As all Stalin skyscrapers the building was topped with a spire and soviet star with hammer and sickle, symbols of the former USSR.

Photo #473 taken on November 10, 2014

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