<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//IETF//DTD HTML//EN"> <html> <head> <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html;"> <meta name="GENERATOR" content="Microsoft FrontPage 2.0"> <title>Moscow Skyscrapers (Vysotki)</title> </head> <body background="pic/fon1.gif" bgproperties="fixed"> <blockquote> <blockquote> <p><img src="pic/banner.jpg" alt="banner.jpg (22001 bytes)" width="468" height="60"></p> <p><font size="5"><strong>Moscow Skyscrapers </strong></font><a href="index.htm"><font size="3"><em>!Full russian version and more picture!</em></font></a></p> <hr> <p><font size="3"><strong>In 1947 by the Soviet government the decision about construction of eight skyscrapers (Vysotki) and Palace Soviets was accepted.<br> Seven of eight were constructed.</strong></font></p> <p><font size="3"><strong>It:<br> 1 - Building of the Moscow state university</strong></font></p> <p><font size="3"><strong>2 - Hotel &quot;Ukraine&quot;</strong></font></p> <p><font size="3"><strong>3 - Inhabited building on Kudrinskaya Square (The square was called Vostaniya (Uprising Square) until 1991 )</strong></font></p> <p><font size="3"><strong>4 - Building of the ministry of foreign affairs</strong></font></p> <p><font size="3"><strong>5 - Palace Soviets (Not constructed)</strong></font></p> <p><font size="3"><strong>6 - Administrative building Zaryadye (Not constructed)</strong></font></p> <p><font size="3"><strong>7 - Hotel &quot;Leningradskaya&quot; </strong></font></p> <p><font size="3"><strong>8 - Administrative - inhabited building on Red Gate Square (The square was called Lermontovskaya until 1991 )</strong></font></p> <p><font size="3"><strong>9 - Inhabited building on Kotelnicheskaya Naberezhnaya (Embankment)</strong></font></p> <p><font size="3"><strong>These buildings were constructed in classical, so-called Stalins style. <br> <br> <img src="pic/panorama.jpg" alt="panorama.jpg (32405 bytes)" width="500" height="288"></strong></font></p> <p><font size="3"></font>&nbsp;</p> <table border="0" width="707"> <tr> <td width="401"><font size="3"></font>&nbsp;</td> <td width="59"><font size="3"><strong>Height, m</strong></font></td> <td width="113"><font size="3"><strong>Quantity of floors</strong></font></td> <td width="49"><font size="3"><strong>Begin</strong></font></td> <td width="65"><font size="3"><strong>End</strong></font></td> </tr> <tr> <td width="401"><a href="pic/kotel3.jpg"><font size="3"><strong>Inhabited building on Kotelnicheskaya Naberezhnaya </strong></font></a></td> <td width="59"><font size="3"><strong>176</strong></font></td> <td width="113"><font size="3"><strong>32</strong></font></td> <td width="49"><font size="3"><strong>1948</strong></font></td> <td width="65"><font size="3"><strong>1952</strong></font></td> </tr> <tr> <td width="401"><a href="pic/lenin1.jpg"><font size="3"><strong>Hotel &quot;Leningradskaya&quot;</strong></font></a></td> <td width="59"><font size="3"><strong>136</strong></font></td> <td width="113"><font size="3"><strong>26</strong></font></td> <td width="49"><font size="3"><strong>1948</strong></font></td> <td width="65"><font size="3"><strong>1953</strong></font></td> </tr> <tr> <td width="401"><a href="pic/krvorot1.jpg"><font size="3"><strong>Administrative - inhabited building on the area of a Red Gate</strong></font></a></td> <td width="59"><font size="3"><strong>133 </strong></font></td> <td width="113"><font size="3"><strong>24</strong></font></td> <td width="49"><font size="3"><strong>1948</strong></font></td> <td width="65"><font size="3"><strong>1953</strong></font></td> </tr> <tr> <td width="401"><a href="pic/mgu1.jpg"><font size="3"><strong>Building of the Moscow state university</strong></font></a></td> <td width="59"><font size="3"><strong>240</strong></font></td> <td width="113"><font size="3"><strong>36</strong></font></td> <td width="49"><font size="3"><strong>1949</strong></font></td> <td width="65"><font size="3"><strong>1955</strong></font></td> </tr> <tr> <td width="401"><a href="pic/plvost2.jpg"><font size="3"><strong>Inhabited building on Kudrinskaya Square</strong></font></a></td> <td width="59"><font size="3"><strong>160</strong></font></td> <td width="113"><font size="3"><strong>22</strong></font></td> <td width="49"><font size="3"><strong>1950</strong></font></td> <td width="65"><font size="3"><strong>1954</strong></font></td> </tr> <tr> <td width="401"><a href="pic/ukraina2.jpg"><font size="3"><strong>Hotel &quot;Ukraine&quot;</strong></font></a></td> <td width="59"><font size="3"><strong>200</strong></font></td> <td width="113"><font size="3"><strong>29</strong></font></td> <td width="49"><font size="3"><strong>1950</strong></font></td> <td width="65"><font size="3"><strong>1955</strong></font></td> </tr> <tr> <td width="401"><a href="pic/mid2.jpg"><font size="3"><strong>Building of the ministry of foreign affairs</strong></font></a></td> <td width="59"><font size="3"><strong>172 </strong></font></td> <td width="113"><font size="3"><strong>27</strong></font></td> <td width="49"><font size="3"><strong>1948</strong></font></td> <td width="65"><font size="3"><strong>1953</strong></font></td> </tr> </table> <p><font color="#000000" size="3"><strong>In Moscow there are not enough of high structures. As high structures in Moscow it is accepted to consider buildings with an amount of floors more than 26.</strong></font></p> <p><font color="#000000" size="3"><strong>It is not a lot of such buildings in Moscow. Recently their amount is increased.</strong></font></p> <table border="0" width="707"> <tr> <td width="401"><font size="3"></font>&nbsp;</td> <td width="59"><font size="3"><strong>Height, m</strong></font></td> <td width="113"><font size="3"><strong>Quantity of floors</strong></font></td> <td width="49"><font size="3"><strong>Begin</strong></font></td> <td width="65"><font size="3"><strong>End</strong></font></td> </tr> <tr> <td width="401"><a href="pic\hipro.jpg"><font size="3"><strong>Office building &quot;Hydroproekt&quot; </strong></font></a></td> <td width="59"><font size="3"><strong>100</strong></font></td> <td width="113"><font size="3"><strong>27</strong></font></td> <td width="49"><font size="3"><strong>1960</strong></font></td> <td width="65"><font size="3"><strong>1967</strong></font></td> </tr> <tr> <td width="401"><a href="pic\sev.jpg"><font size="3"><strong>Council of Economic Mutual Aid (SEV), nowadays building of urban government of Moscow</strong></font></a></td> <td width="59"><font size="3"><strong>105</strong></font></td> <td width="113"><font size="3"><strong>31</strong></font></td> <td width="49"><font size="3"><strong>1964</strong></font></td> <td width="65"><font size="3"><strong>1968</strong></font></td> </tr> <tr> <td width="401"><a href="pic\cosmos.jpg"><font size="3"><strong>Hotel &quot;Kosmos&quot; </strong></font></a></td> <td width="59"><font size="3"></font>&nbsp;</td> <td width="113"><font size="3"><strong>28</strong></font></td> <td width="49"><font size="3"><strong>1976</strong></font></td> <td width="65"><font size="3"><strong>1979</strong></font></td> </tr> <tr> <td width="401"><a href="pic\cdt.jpg"><font size="3"><strong>The central house of the tourist and hotel centre</strong></font></a></td> <td width="59"><font size="3"><strong>128</strong></font></td> <td width="113"><font size="3"><strong>35</strong></font></td> <td width="49"><font size="3"><strong>1970</strong></font></td> <td width="65"><font size="3"><strong>1980</strong></font></td> </tr> <tr> <td width="401"><a href="pic\ismail.jpg"><font size="3"><strong>Hotel &quot;Ismailovo&quot;</strong></font></a></td> <td width="59"><font size="3"></font>&nbsp;</td> <td width="113"><font size="3"><strong>30</strong></font></td> <td width="49"><font size="3"><strong>1977</strong></font></td> <td width="65"><font size="3"><strong>1981</strong></font></td> </tr> <tr> <td width="401"><a href="pic\bcher.jpg"><font size="3"><strong>Inhabited building on Bolshaya Cherkisovskaya</strong></font></a></td> <td width="59"><font size="3"></font>&nbsp;</td> <td width="113"><font size="3"><strong>28</strong></font></td> <td width="49"><font size="3"><strong>197?</strong></font></td> <td width="65"><font size="3"><strong>198?</strong></font></td> </tr> <tr> <td width="401"><a href="pic\shevch.jpg"><font size="3"><strong>Office building on Shevchenko emb.</strong></font></a></td> <td width="59"><font size="3"><strong>106</strong></font></td> <td width="113"><font size="3"><strong>34</strong></font></td> <td width="49"><font size="3"><strong>199?</strong></font></td> <td width="65"><font size="3"><strong>2000</strong></font></td> </tr> <tr> <td><a href="pic\mogaj.jpg"><font size="3"><strong>Inhabited building on Mojayskoe shosse</strong></font></a></td> <td><font size="3"></font>&nbsp;</td> <td><font size="3"><strong>28</strong></font></td> <td><font size="3"><strong>199?</strong></font></td> <td><font size="3"><strong>1998</strong></font></td> </tr> <tr> <td><a href="pic\gazprom.jpg"><font size="3"><strong>Headquarters &quot;Gazprom&quot;</strong></font></a></td> <td><font color="#000000" size="3"><strong>150</strong></font></td> <td><font color="#000000" size="3"><strong>35</strong></font></td> <td><font color="#000000" size="3"><strong>19??</strong></font></td> <td><font color="#000000" size="3"><strong>1995</strong></font></td> </tr> </table> <p><font size="3"><strong><img src="pic/city.gif" alt="Office centre Moscow - city" align="left" hspace="10" vspace="10" width="170" height="162"></strong></font><font color="#000000" size="3"><strong>Now began construction of office centre Moscow - city. The centre of a complex will be a tower &quot;Russia&quot; (115 floors), supported by two buildings in 80 floors. 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