The Palace of Culture and Sports named after V. I Lenin

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“The Palace of Culture and Sports named after V. I Lenin. 1980, architects R. Karp and R. Altmäe, interior J. Sirp. The network of facilities for sports and recreation and for cultural purpose has enlarged. In 1980 a modern Yachting Centre was opened at Pirita for the sailing regatta of the Olympic Games of Moscow; the building of the Palace of Culture Centre and Sports named after V. I Lenin (seating 6000), the new Air Terminal of international standards, and the 28-storied hotel Olümpia for 800 visitors was also finished in that year.”

– T. Tilinina, V. Kallion, Tallinn postcard, Eesti Raamat, Tallinn, 1985 (Photograph by G. German)