Kotelnicheskaya Embankment Building and Frozen Moskva River

Kotelnicheskaya Embankment Building and Frozen Moskva River
«Kotelnicheskaya Embankment Building and Frozen Moskva River»

View from the new floating bridge of park Zaryadye on the frozen Moskva River (Moscow River and Stalinist high-rise building at Kotelnicheskaya embankment in the winter season.

The residential building on Kotelnicheskaya embankment was built in 1947 - 1952 by the project of prominent Moscow architects Dmitry Chechulin and Andrei Rostkovsky. It is one of the two apartment complexes of the seven sister buildings, the famous Stalinist high-rises founded in 2 years after the Great Patriotic War (1941-1945) to commemorate 800 anniversary of Moscow city. The main tower has 32 levels and is 176 meters (577 ft) tall. The building was intended as a housing for Soviet elite, academicians, scientists, writers, actors and other talented people. Facade of the building was renovated in 2016-2017.

Photo #257 taken on January 25, 2018, during Moscow city tour with my dear client and photographer from Japan, Soichi Hayashi.

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