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University of Tirana

University of Tirana

University of Tirana (former House of Fascism) in Albania. Completed in 1942. Modernist architecture in the former Eastern Bloc.

Council of Ministers 

Council of Ministers 

Bas relief on the side of the Council of Ministers building in Tirana, Albania. Communist-era artwork in the former Eastern Bloc.

Palace of Culture

Palace of Culture

Palace of Culture in Tirana, Albania. Constructed between 1959 and 1963. Modernist, Communist-era architecture in the former Eastern Bloc.

Polivalenta Hall

Polivalenta Hall

Polivalenta Hall in the port city of Tulcea, Romania. Completed in 1977. Modernist, Socialist-era architecture in the former Eastern Bloc.

“The Fishermen”

“The Fishermen”

“The Fishermen” in Constanţa, Romania. Completed in 1959 by Corneliu Virgiliu Medrea. Socialist-era sculpture in the former Eastern Bloc.

Varna Municipality

Varna Municipality

Municipality building in Varna, Bulgaria. Completed in 1981. Modernist, Socialist-era architecture in the former Eastern Bloc.

Border Sign

Border Sign

Border marker on the outskirts of Novi Zagora, a town in southeastern Bulgaria. Socialist-era monument in the former Eastern Bloc.

Ivan Vazov Community Centre

Ivan Vazov Community Centre

Mosaic on the wall of the Ivan Vazov Community Centre in Sopot, Bulgaria. Completed in 1984. Socialist artwork in the former Eastern Bloc.

Venus Fashion House

Venus Fashion House

Venus Fashion House Bucharest, Romania. Completed in 1969. Modernist, Socialist-era architecture in the former Eastern Bloc.

Artesian Fountain

Artesian Fountain

Artesian Fountain in Brăila, a city on the Danube River in eastern Romania. Socialist-era sculpture in the former Eastern Bloc.

Modarom Building

Modarom Building

Modarom Building in Brasov, Romania. Completed in 1972. Modernist, Socialist-era architecture in the former Eastern Bloc.

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