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TZUM Central Department Store

TZUM Central Department Store

TZUM Central Department Store, part of the Largo, in Sofia, Bulgaria. Stalinist Empire style, Socialist-era architecture in the former Eastern Bloc.

Monument to Vladimir Lenin

Monument to Vladimir Lenin

Monument to Vladimir Lenin inside the grounds of the Museum of Socialist Art in Sofia, Bulgaria. Socialist-era monument in the former Eastern Bloc.

“Movement”

“Movement”

Sculpture entitled “Movement” in Varna, Bulgaria. Completed in 1972 by sculptor Evgeni Baramov. Socialist-era monument in the former Eastern Bloc.

Political School Josip Broz Tito

Political School Josip Broz Tito

The now-abandoned Political School Josip Broz Tito in Kumrovec, Croatia. Completed in 1981. Modernist, Socialist-era architecture in the former Yugoslavia.

Hotel Marina Lucica

Hotel Marina Lucica

The now-abandoned Hotel Marina Lucica in Primošten, Croatia. Completed in 1971. Modernist, Socialist-era architecture in the former Yugoslavia.

Lepoglava Memorial Graveyard

Lepoglava Memorial Graveyard

Spomenik: Lepoglava Memorial Graveyard in Lepoglava, Croatia. Completed in 1981 by sculptor Stevan Luketić. Socialist-era monument in the former Yugoslavia.

Monument to Ivan Goran Kovačić 

Monument to Ivan Goran Kovačić 

Spomenik: Monument to Ivan Goran Kovačić in Lukodov, Croatia. Completed in 1964 by sculptor Vojin Bakić. Socialist-era monument in the former Yugoslavia.

Monument to Antifascists

Monument to Antifascists

Spomenik: Monument to Antifascists in Pula, Croatia. Completed in 1968 by sculptor Luke Musulina. Socialist-era monument in the former Yugoslavia.

University Computing Centre

University Computing Centre

University Computing Centre in Zagreb, Croatia. Completed in 1974 by architect A. Dragomanović. Modernist, Socialist architecture in the former Yugoslavia.

Monument to Ljubelj Concentration Camp

Monument to Ljubelj Concentration Camp

Spomenik: Monument to Ljubelj Concentration Camp​ in Slovenia. Completed in 1950 by sculptor Boris Kobe. Socialist-era monument in the former Yugoslavia.

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