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dc.coverage.spatialSite: Moscow, Rossiya, Russiaen_US
dc.coverage.temporal1967 (creation); 2006 (destruction)en_US
dc.creatorunknownen_US
dc.date1967en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-01-25T19:01:23Z
dc.date.available2013-01-25T19:01:23Z
dc.date.issued1967en_US
dc.identifier187628en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 1735en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/94652
dc.descriptionGeneral view of the court, showing the tower on the north side; The Rossiya Hotel was a large hotel built in Moscow in 1967 at the order of the Soviet Government. Large portions of a historic district of Moscow, known as Zaryadye, were demolished in the 1940s for the original project. It was registered in the Guinness Book of Records as the largest hotel in the world. It remained the largest hotel in Europe up until its 2006 closure. The 21 story Rossiya had 3,200 rooms, 245 half suites, a post office, a health club, a nightclub, a movie theater and a barber shop as well as the 2500-seat State Central Concert Hall. The building was capable of sheltering over 4,000 guests. The hotel was adjacent to Red Square, its 21-story tower looming over the Kremlin walls and the cupolas of Saint Basil's Cathedral. The Rossiya Hotel officially closed its doors on January 1, 2006. Demolition of the building began in March 2006 for an entertainment complex loosely based on the design of the old Zaryadye district. The project is being overseen by British architect Sir Norman Foster and includes plans for a new, two thousand room hotel with apartments and a parking garage. Source: Wikipedia; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page (accessed 6/22/2009)en_US
dc.format.mediumsteel; glass; concreteen_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectarchitectural exteriorsen_US
dc.subjectbusiness, commerce and tradeen_US
dc.subjectcontemporary (1960 to present)en_US
dc.subjectTwentieth centuryen_US
dc.titleRossiya Hotelen_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A2-R-M-RH-A10en_US
vra.culturalContextRussianen_US
vra.techniqueconstruction (assembling)en_US
vra.worktypehotel (public accommodation)en_US
vra.worktypemixed-use developmenten_US
dc.contributor.displayunknown (Russian)en_US


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