Architexturez. wrote:

Architect's family battle developers to save landmark
 


Yelena Melnikova abandoned her claim to half of her family's house, a
downtown Moscow 1920s Constructivist landmark, settling a 20-year-old
ownership conflict and paving the way for the creation of a museum in
honor of the Soviet architect who built it, Konstantin Melnikov.

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http://www.themoscowtimes.com/stories/2006/03/21/048.html