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Old November 15th, 2014, 08:31 PM   #121
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off topic , but i love the car showed in the last picture is a zastava one or fiat ?
I believe it's Zastava, because they produced the cars for the Yugoslavian market...

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The construction of the commieblocks in the Zelezara district in Skopje



The construction of the GTC shopping center in Skopje and the commieblocks nearby



Aerial view of Skopje's center

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skopje 1960s by Démodé postcards, on Flickr

Skopje 1970s by Démodé postcards, on Flickr

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Old November 16th, 2014, 07:45 PM   #122
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Old November 17th, 2014, 11:27 AM   #123
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Why does it look like one car is blurred in the last pic? (The car between the red and the white car)
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Old November 17th, 2014, 08:15 PM   #125
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It's not blurred, it's being covered with a special tarpaulin for protection from weather condition, like rain, snow etc. It use to be very common in former Yugoslavia.
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Old November 19th, 2014, 07:55 PM   #126
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Moving a 7600 ton apartment building to create a boulevard in Alba Iulia, Romania, 1987.
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Old November 24th, 2014, 01:32 AM   #127
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Oh my god, I did not know such a thing was possible. I've only seen it with small wooden houses.
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Old November 25th, 2014, 03:43 AM   #128
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Lenin Boulevard, New Belgrade.


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Old November 25th, 2014, 07:02 PM   #129
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Europe's longest commieblock (800 m), Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine. Built 1972-1974



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Ekaterinburg, Russia, dont know how old this picture is, probably from 60s(?)
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Old December 4th, 2014, 06:24 AM   #131
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In London, before and after photos of now-demolished estates:

Ferrier Estate
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Kidbrooke, Ferrier Estate, London SE3 by Iqbal Aalam, on Flickr

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Old December 8th, 2014, 05:46 PM   #133
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Skopje, 1962



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If only they looked this good all the time

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Block 61 and 62 New Belgrade.
1971-1973.
Times of booming construction of mass housing.
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Well, the photo is old, but the commieblocks are new

The Remo district in Bitola, Macedonia (around 1980)

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Skopje, 1960's

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This is so nice, you can feel the optimism like "right here and now we are building great homes for today and the future"!
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