Tuesday, October 6, 2009

St. Petersburg: Building a tower of 77 floors

SAINT PETERSBURG - Mayor second largest Russian city of St. Petersburg made a decision on the construction of skyscrapers in the city where the headquarters would be located Gazprom.
Mayor Valentina Matvijenko said that the glass towers of 77 floors would be "a masterpiece of architecture that will future generations be proud of."
Supporters say the construction of skyscrapers to the building which will be called "Ohta center" an important step in the development of St. Petersburg. However, opponents argue that the entire project term boast of politicians and businessmen.
At the same time, UNSECO warned the city authorities of St. Petersburg to the construction of the tower 400 meters high in the city center into question his staying on the list of world cultural heritage.

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