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House of Soviets

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Identification

House of Soviets
258458

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Structure in General

high-rise building
under construction [on hold]
brutalism

Usages

governmental office

Facts

  • The Königsberg Castle, completed in 1280, was demolished in 1967 to make way for this structure.
  • Nicknamed by locals as "The Monster" and as the "Wrath of God.".
  • Its heavy concrete structure resulted in its being too heavy for its marshy foundation resulting in its gradual sinking and never being completed.

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Location

Shevchenko
Kaliningrad
Kaliningradskaya Oblast
Russia

Technical Data

254.99 ft
22
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