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Palace of the Soviets

Moscow MOW Russia

Status:cancelled
Construction Dates
Floor Count100
Building Uses
 - government
 - monument
 - office
Structural Types
 - highrise
 - statue

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Spire1624 ft
Roof1362 ft

Description
Architect: Boris Iofan, Vladimir Shchuko

Project of world's tallest building.

Construction began in 1937, but holded in 1941 when war began. After war construction was not resumed and in 50's was completely cancelled.

The statue of Lenin on top of the building was to be 80m tall

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