Architecture in Leningrad in the middle of the 20th century. Part 1

Photographs of Architecture in Leningrad, which is the former name of Saint Petersburg. Petrograd was renamed to Leningrad on January 26th, 1924, five days after Lenin’s death. All the photos are taken from the encyclopedic guide about Leningrad, 1957.

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View on the engineering Castle

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Revolution square

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View from the Neva to the Decembrists Square

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Central city

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Kirovsky Prospect

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Moscow avenue

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Stachek square

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Avtovo

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House of masters of sports

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New houses on Sredneokhtinsky avenue