Here's a great article on this topic. Soloukhin "Letters from the Russian Museum. First read it as a teenager, but the shock of reading and bitter enough for a lifetime.
And then, how to deal with historic buildings in Moscow, observed each day from its own window looking out at the spot where the first was an old German market, then the ruins of the German market, and now - the pit disguised for a beautiful cloth with the words "repair restoration work.
That's me and interesting: the demolition of historic buildings located in the German Quarter, that is, the ancient historic site, bulldozers - that repairs or reconstruction? Of course, there are no archaeologists were close.
And once built an entertainment complex, probably. As said in the council, the project construction has not yet made ... Well, what kind of breed is this - officials! The more interesting area, the more they demolish old buildings and build a replica of glass and concrete. And the city they do not care, and people. Apparently, most small office flatly otshibaet officials have a conscience - even in the small office, you can start to fill his pocket, and more - and little study more, and the pocket is a little wider. And beat them, alas, can not. They do not apply. They have nothing and no one feared.
Train from the Kursk railway station to the platform "Red Baltiets" is around Moscow
half an hour. Then already - Metro Voikovskaya ", then" Tushinskaya ", and then - the Riga area, north-west. And all these half-hour - on an abandoned industrial area with a concrete box, which shattered windows. Sites under construction - the sea, and all this sea is in close proximity to the city center. But the multi-storey concrete frame to bear, probably more expensive than some quiet mansion, and money for garbage collection more than necessary. That's worth a graveyard of concrete around the city, no they are not interested, and look terrible.