The Moscow Kremlin is a symbol of the Russian state and is one of the largest architectural complexes of the world, including architectural monuments of the 14th - 20th centuries. In 1990, the Moscow Kremlin and its treasures, Red Square and Aleksandrovskiy Sad (the Alexandrov Gardens) were added to the UNESCO World Heritage List.
The Assumption Cathedral (right in the image) was erected in 1475-1479 by Aristotle Fioravanti. It is a tremendous six-pillared building with five apses and five domes and is built of white stone block.
This image was taken in 1969 by John Schooley, FAIA, during an Urban America tour. Urban America tours allowed architects and planners to visit New Towns and meet professionals involved in their planning and continued development.
Keywords: Russian Federation, Rossiya, Moskva, Moscow, towers, ceremonial and religious structures. Submitted by John Schooley, FAIA.