The following photos of Moscow of 1959 were made by Carl Mydans who posted them in Life magazine.
Clothes, church, winter, 1959.
Early morning on Vasilevsky descent.
Along the wall of Moscow China town.
A woman and her granddaughter next to the Metropol Hotel.
Divers on the Moscow river.
Pigeons in the street.
Pigeons next to Red Square.
The road along the Kremlin wall.
Tubes are covered with black pitch.
Sledding in the Alexander Gardens.
A toy store ‘Detski Mir’ before the New Year of 1960.
First buildings constructed in the time of Khrushchev.
The Moscow river.
Muscovite children on Suvorovsky Boulevard.
Moscow University on Vorobyovy mountains.
The people are waiting for their turn to enter the Mausoleum.
Monument to A. Gertsen.
Sale of newspapers.
Sale of pies and ice-cream.
Removal of snow next to the National Hotel.