Tag: urban planning

The Passing of a Soviet Landmark – Last Khrushchev Apartments Coming Down at Least in Moscow

June 23, 2014

Staunton, June 21 More than 80 percent of the five-story apartment buildings in Moscow constructed under Nikita Khrushchev have now been torn down, and the remaining ones are scheduled to be. But the program, begun in 1999, is slowing because private firms are no longer willing to take the risks involved, and the government is […]