Palace of Culture for the Railway Workers

Location: Kharkiv, Ukraine

Completed: 1932

Architect: Aleksandr Dmitriev

Genre: Constructivist, Soviet architecture, former USSR

Reminiscent of a stretched accordion, the building functioned as a centre for cultural and leisure activities for the city’s railway workers. The structure was recognised as an architectural monument in 1987 and awarded cultural heritage status. In 2000, the Palace of Culture for the Railway Workers became the Central House of Science and Technology of the Southern Railway.

Palace of Culture for the Railway Workers in Kharkiv, Ukraine | Constructivist | Soviet architecture | former USSR

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