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Keywords Change this

Skyscraper, Socialist Brutalism

Project timeline

1962 – 1974

Type

Culture & Entertainment

Location Change this

Yerevan
Armenia

Current state

Demolished

Also known as Change this

Giant Corncob

Architect Change this

Youth Palace Change this

Yerevan, Armenia
by Arthur Tarkhanyan Change this
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Description Change this

The Youth Palace was constructed in the end if the 1960s by A.Tarkhanyan, G. Poghosyan, S. Khachikyan and M. Zaqaryan. Resembling and often called a giant corncob, the Youth Palace was a large building on the fringe of central Yerevan, with a hotel, swimming pool, marriage hall (ZAKS), and other facilities. The building was demolished in early 2006 to be replaced by a 5-star hotel.


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