In Tver partially collapsed a building of River station

In Tver partially collapsed a building of River station

Moscow. 8 Aug. INTERFAX.RU — the building of the River station in Tver partially collapsed in the night of Tuesday, August 8, reports the website of the regional government.

“Destroyed the ceiling and part of the southern wall of the second floor of the rotunda a total area of about 400 square meters”, — stated in the message. People were not injured.

“The building requires complete restoration, is in poor condition and was preserved. Conducted investor selection for work. The collapse occurred because of design features of the building and deterioration of materials. It is possible to further destruction, so now the main task is to ensure the safety of people on the site,” — said the Deputy Governor of the region Andrey Belotserkovsky.

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He also said that the fate of the building of the River station will be decided by results of examination.

The building of River station in the Stalinist neoclassical style was built in 1938 near the confluence of the Tvertsa and Volga rivers, on the ruins of the First monastery. The station worked as intended until the early 2000-ies. In 2011 some time, was opened the Museum of modern art, discussed plans for an extensive renovation of the building, however in addition to the restoration of the spire of work has not been carried out. In recent years, the building was not maintained. Thanks to its original architecture and location, it attracted tourists and was often the scene of photo shoots.