Month: April 2016
An unusual girl were living in Moscow in 2080s. People were reading about her adventures a hundred years before she was even born and dozens of countries were watching her. No guarantee that this avenue would even remain until her birth.
I’m talking about Alisa Selezneva – one of the most famous characters of Russian fantastic books and movies. Kir Bulychev, her literary “father” became one of the best known fiction writers in Russia, and the character is immortalized at Moscow map!
This luxurious mansion at Smolensky boulevard is famous between Muscovites due to some reasons. Firstly, it is a Moscow architectural sight. Secondly, its owners were really famous: manufacturer Mikhail Abramovich Morozov and his wife Magrarita Kirillovna (nee Mamontova). Thirdly, some Moscow intellectuals of 20th century (artist V.A.Serov, composer A.Skryabin, singer L.Sobinov, poet A.Beliy and others) used to visit it.
Aviamotornaya is a beautiful metro station. It is located not in the center, but in the east, outside the Third Ring Road. However, the metro is raising, so it will be possible to refer it to the central stations soon.
The station was opened by the 1980 at the Kalininskaya line. Aviamotors, mentioned in the station’s name became the main theme of its design.