November 12, 2015

Tirana, Albania

Photograph by Elie Gardner, Redux

In Tirana, Albania's capital city, visitors climb the dilapidated building known as "the pyramid of Tirana." The structure was originally a museum to honor Enver Hoxha, the Stalinist dictator who ruled Albania for 40 years. Since 1991, however, when communist rule ended in Albania, the building has changed ownership and uses, thus contributing to its run-down state.

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