X
RESERVATIONS Find a Restaurant in Your City
  • Atlanta
  • Baltimore
  • Boston
  • Chicago
  • Dallas
  • Denver
  • Houston
  • Las Vegas
  • Los Angeles
  • Miami
  • Minneapolis
  • New Orleans
  • New York City
  • Philadelphia
  • Phoenix
  • Portland
  • San Diego
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Seattle
  • Washington, D.C.
Overview
The Basics
Getting Around
Nightlife
Shopping
Sightseeing
Restaurants
Attractions
Kids Attractions
Climate Info
Events
Airports
Travel Articles
 
Popular City Guides

Moscow Travel Guide

Landmark Hotel Renovated and Ready for Art

Posted: Jan. 28th, 2013  |  By Michael Pearse
Moscow's Hotel Ukraina
Blouin Artinfo

This historic Moscow landmark dates back to 1957: However, the building was never renovated before the recent and much-needed beatification. Originally created to rival the sky scrapers built in New York City, this Stalin-era structure used to be a hotel. After the renovations, however, it will house art instead of people.

Hotel Ukraina was built in 1957 as one of Stalin’s Seven Sisters — seven skyscrapers meant to rival those of New York City. ARTINFO’s Vanessa Yurkevich speaks with the hotel’s manager about the iconic building’s storied past, and to find out how a recent overhaul, while updating it for the present, allows it to showcase art and other works from its Soviet past.

Read More on artinfo.com

You might like : Sightseeing in Moscow

More about Moscow

JustLuxe.com Luxury NEWS >