Day archives: November 2nd, 2021

Tour Armenia’s Enduring Soviet-Era Architecture

Tour Armenia’s Enduring Soviet-Era Architecture

From 1920 through 1991, Armenia was a part of the Soviet Union. Known mostly as the Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic (in 1990 it was renamed the Republic of Armenia), it was a place where industrialization flourished, and utilitarian Soviet-style architecture reigned. Now more than 25 years since the U.S.S.R.’s dismantling, much of that architecture remains—especially …