The host-town of the Olympic Regatta remind one of the Moscow Olympic Games of 1980

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“Several new buildings in Tallinn, the host-town of the Olympic Regatta remind one of the Moscow Olympic Games of 1980. The 28-storied hotel Olümpia (architects T. Kallas and R. Kersten, engineer E. Uustalu, interior architect S. Vahtre). The V.I Lenin Palace of Culture and Sports (architects R. Karp and R. Altmäe, engineers A. Kudu and G. Vurmet, interior architect Ü. Sirp) was awarded the Grand Prix at the International Biennial of Architecture in Sofia.”

– R. Pangsepp, Soviet Estonia, Eesti Raamat, Tallinn, 1985