National Building Museum

Talk: ZATOs: The Secret Cities of the Soviet Empire

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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Asif Siddiqi, professor, Fordham University discuss ZATOs, the more than forty secret Cold War Soviet cities at which scientific and military research work was carried out. Discover how these cities reflected the progressive and modernist ideals of the Soviet Communist Party but have left a mixed legacy since the end of the Cold War. This talk complements the exhibition Secret Cities: The Architecture and Planning of the Manhattan Project, which will be open before the program.

$12 Member | $10 Student | $20 Non-member

Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Online registration for Museum programs closes at midnight the day before the scheduled program.

Map courtesy of “Новости, Анализ, Прогнозы в Сфере Экономики и Бизнеса, Общества и Политики.” Эксперт,

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