Friday, October 5, 2007


Adding to the general absurdity of the picture, the sign to the right there reads "Госстрой России", an abbreviation for Государственный комитет Российской Федерации по вопросам архитектуры и строительства, or "Governmental Commission of the Russian Federation for Questions about Architecture and Construction," which replaced the Soviet agency in 1992 and existed until 1994, when it was replaced by Минстрой.

So, draw your own conclusions about how Госстрой handled questions about architecture and building...

1 comment:

GraceyK said...

The people who designed this must live right around the corner from "Our Favorite Store"