In Moscow began the demolition Taganskaya telephone exchange on Pokrovsky Boulevard. This is reported by users of social networks.
According to the correspondent of “Interfax”, now the excavator began demolition of the fourth floor of the building.
The decision of the Moscow authorities to demolish the monument of constructivism has caused a wide public resonance. On April 21, on the Boulevard passed the people’s Assembly as a meeting of residents with the municipal deputies, in which they gathered signatures in defense of the preservation of the building. The petition was signed by more than 30 thousand people. On 23 April, the ATS was enclosed with scaffolding.
According to the coordinator of the movement “Arhnadzor” Konstantin Komorowskiego, on the site of a historic building is planned to build a seven-storey apart-hotel. It was also reported that there will be underground Parking (1.5 thousand square meters) and 62 Parking spaces.