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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.

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.

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.

Russian Drama Theatre

Russian Drama Theatre

Russian Drama Theatre in Sukhumi, capital of the de facto state of Abkhazia. Completed in 1981. Modernist, Soviet-era architecture in the former USSR.

Unknown Hotel

Unknown Hotel

A now-abandoned hotel in Novy Afon, Abkhazia (part of the Caucasus). Originally built in 1977. Brutalist, Soviet-era architecture in the former USSR.

Riga Furniture House

Riga Furniture House

Riga Furniture House in Latvia. Completed in 1980 by architects Raimija Lubovich and Sergey Lubovich. Modernist, Soviet-era architecture in the former USSR.

International Exhibition Centre MoldExpo (Pavilion Number 8)

International Exhibition Centre MoldExpo (Pavilion Number 8)

International Exhibition Centre MoldExpo (Pavilion Number 8)​ Location: Chisinau, Moldova Completed: Year built not known  Architect: Not known  Former name: Republican Exhibition of Achievements of the National Economy Genre: Modernist, Soviet architecture, former...

Gas Station

Gas Station

Gas Station in Karosta, a former Russian naval base and neighbourhood of Liepāja, Latvia. Modernist, Soviet-era architecture in the former USSR.

Furniture Store

Furniture Store

Furniture Store in Kuldiga, a town in western Latvia, part of the Baltic States. Modernist, Soviet-era architecture in the former USSR.

Nemunas Sanatorium

Nemunas Sanatorium

The now-abandoned Nemunas Sanatorium in Druskininkai, Lithuania. Constructed between 1966 and 1970. Modernist, Soviet-era architecture in the former USSR.

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