Movie theater Budapest on Leskova Street, 14, in North-Eastern District of the capital will be renovated. Moscow City Architecture Committee has approved the renovation project of the building, so the main architect of Moscow Sergei Kuznetsov.
According to him, upon completion of works the movie theater will be the multifunctional public center.
“The two-storied building of the soviet movie theater will be rebuilt to be the three-storied modern complex with two basement floors that will host a supermarket, a retail gallery with shops and kiosks, cafes and a cinema complex. The facility will also be designed for the development of small business and entrepreneurship” – said S. Kuznetsov
The Moscow City Architecture Committee noted that the building area will be approximately 19 thousand square meters. The facade will be made of ceramic panels of various sizes and textures along with the aluminum ones. Provisions are made for the building illumination during the late evening.
A part of the building facing the streets Muranovskaya and Leskova will have a spectacular glazed console, which will protect the main entrance from rain and snow. All retail spaces, cafes and cinema will be made available for handicapped people.
Movie theater Budapest is part of the ambitious program on reconstruction of 39 capital movie theater, which will be modern public centers of district significance.
“The mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin considers the uniform development of the city space, which should be comfortable not only in the center, but on the periphery as well, to be one of the most important tasks of the city-planning policy. Creation of such cultural centers in districts, their functionality and programming are the principle task of today. This will not only contribute to decrease the traffic to the center, but, most importantly, makes this districts identical” – stressed the main architect.