Wiggin Properties has made a proposal for development of the old Mercy Hospital site on the edge of Midtown, which at least one detractor described as “Eastern bloc” architecture.
Stalin may have been the most evil man to walk the planet, but at least he hired some impressive architects.
Here’s 13 Mokhovaya Street, Moscow, by Ivan Zholtovsky:
(Photo source.) Apparently this building, its façade recently restored — God knows what happened to the back of it — housed the US Embassy until 1950. Doesn’t look half bad, if you ask me. Your mileage, of course, may vary.