Georgy Poltavchenko and Miller opened the building "Expoforum"
Three years later, St. Petersburg may be the European Capital of exhibitions and congresses. Such status should help to open a new exhibition center "Expoforum." At the installation ceremony of the first pile came by St. Petersburg Governor Georgy Poltavchenko and Chairman of the Board of "Gazprom" Alexey Miller. Under the Tsar’s village to build one of the world’s largest complexes. 100,000 square meters of exhibition space, meeting room for three thousand spectators, two hotels Hilton (for the first time in St. Petersburg), parking, customs terminal — similar centers in Russia. At the same time remodel Petersburg highway, and in the long term — to "expoforum" can be reached by subway.
Incidentally, during the foundation works of the builders found the church, built in 1785, designed by Quarengi. The temple was destroyed during the Great Patriotic War. By drawings and photographs restore the church to its original form.
Link to the video: http://www.ntv.ru/video/novosti/266207
Link to details of the project: http://peterburg2.ru/restplaces/4398.html