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Nov 30, 2018, 2:07 AM
Official sources: https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4699979
Unofficial sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/House_on_the_Embankment
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Building Name: House on the Embankment
Native Name: Дом на набережной
Other Names: Dom na naberezhnoi
Street Address: 2, Serafimovicha Street
City: Moscow
State/Province: City of Moscow
Country: Russia
Wikipedia.org URL: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/House_on_the_Embankment
Architect: Boris Iofan
Interesting Facts/Records (in own words):
• Building was built for the Soviet Government to house civil servants
• One third of the building's residents were disappeared during Stalin's purges
Coordinates (with decimal fraction): 55.7442, 37.6124

- roof: 50 m (estimate)

Current Building Status (Built, Proposed, Cancelled, Destroyed, etc...): Built

Construction Dates--
- started: 1928
- finished: 1931

Above ground floors: 12
Unit Count: 505

Structure Type(s): Highrise
Building Use(s): Residential
Building Style(s): Constructivist