Thursday, December 09, 2004

(Please follow the links below to get a closer view of these pictures.)

This is what the wall of the post office building looks like now:

And this is Maidan Nezalezhnosti slightly over two weeks ago (my papa's old photo was taken from right across the square) - the renovated columns of the post office building that collapsed in 1989 are on the left from the white column, and the bell tower of the St. Sophia's Catherdral is on the right:

Finally, here's the huge building with the star that was still being built in 1954:

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for the great pictures--no one explained that was the post office wall! Amazing.

    By the way, did you read the nice article in the Guardian today by Timothy Garton Ash? You've got to admire a correspondent who uses the phrase "so frigging cold.",3604,1369546,00.html