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Post Office

Post Office

Panel art on the side of the post office in Zugdidi, a town in western Georgia (Caucasus). Soviet-era artwork in the former USSR.

Department Store

Department Store

Panel art on the side of a department store in downtown Tbilisi, capital of Georgia (Caucasus). Soviet-era artwork in the former USSR.

Palace of Culture

Palace of Culture

Palace of Culture in Chiatura, Georgia (Caucasus). Completed in 1967 in Stalinist Empire style. Soviet-era architecture in the former USSR

Former Pioneer Palace

Former Pioneer Palace

The now-abandoned Pioneer Palace in Chiatura, Georgia. Completed in 1960. Stalinist Empire style, Soviet-era architecture in the former USSR.

Monument of 300 Aragveli

Monument of 300 Aragveli

Monument of 300 Aragveli in Tbilisi, Georgia. Completed in 1959 by architect: A. Bakradze. Soviet-era monument in the former USSR.

Central Market

Central Market

Central Market on the banks of the Qvirila River in Chiatura (Caucasus), Georgia. Modernist, Soviet-era architecture in the former USSR.

Decorative Panel

Decorative Panel

Decorative Panel on the side of a building in Borjomi, a resort town in south-central Georgia. Soviet-era relief in the former USSR.

Deda Ena (Mother Tongue) Statue

Deda Ena (Mother Tongue) Statue

Deda Ena (Mother Tongue) Statue in Tbilisi, Georgia (Caucasus). Constructed between 1981 and 1983. Soviet-era monument in the former USSR.

Cable Car Station

Cable Car Station

A now-abandoned cable car station in Chiatura, Georgia. Completed in 1990. Modernist, Soviet-era architecture in the former USSR.

Palace of Culture

Palace of Culture

Palace of Culture in the small town of Khobi, Georgia (Caucasus). Artwork by Zurab Tsereteli. Modernist, Soviet-era architecture in the former USSR.

Decorative Facade

Decorative Facade

A large mosaic on the side of a building in the main street in Borjomi, a spa town in Georgia. Soviet-era artwork in the former USSR.

Tbilisi Concert Hall

Tbilisi Concert Hall

Tbilisi Concert Hall in the capital of Georgia. Completed in 1971. Lead architect Ivane Chkhenkeli. Modernist, Soviet-era architecture in the former USSR.

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