• Short Summary

    Moscow...

    It is building, yet it retains its inimitable appearance.

    The jibs of tower cranes looming above?

  • Description

    Moscow...

    It is building, yet it retains its inimitable appearance.

    The jibs of tower cranes looming above the construction sites in Moscow have become an essential part of the city's landscape.

    The noise of buildings going up merges with the noise of the city on the embankment of the Moscow River where a gigantic hotel is under construction, on the city's main street-there the foundation has been laid for the 20-storey Hotel National, opposite it there's another construction site for a huge administrative centre.

    Old Moscow gets along well with the new modern buildings. History itself has been capture in these contrasts.

    Streets are the arteries of a city that give it life. This street is New Arbat.

    Construction is nearing completion here of the Comecon building, meanwhile special cranes rise higher and higher as the last stories are added to the Moscow skyscraper which will be called "Friendship"
    Soon these apartment buildings will resound with the happy voices of their occupants, this one is for scientists, this will be a new Aeroflot hotel.

    Architecture in Moscow today is light, cheerful, it soars upward, is modern and original.

    Moscow is building, Moscow is creating...

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA33OS5O4ZHBK0TMQL61Y2D0FUM
    Media URN:
    VLVA33OS5O4ZHBK0TMQL61Y2D0FUM
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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