Sokolnicheskaya line of the Moscow Metrotook the first passengers in the distant 1935. It is from this year the history of the metro station "Krasnye Vorota" begins. This oldest station, the lobby of which is located on the Garden Ring, has long become one of the many sights of the capital. It is not uncommon for Moscow Metro stations to change their data when opening the name, and some have repeatedly, but today the Krasnye Vorota metro station is located on the stretch between the Chistye Prudy and Komsomolskaya stations. These names are valid for now. For some time the station was called "Lermontovskaya", in honor of the great poet, who once appeared here. But in the second half of the eighties she was returned to the original name - the metro "Red Gate". The area where it is located is called that way. And in those years a company was going to revive Moscow's historical toponyms.
This is one of the vivid examples of Soviet architectureera. The metro station "Krasnye Vorota" has its own unique architectural appearance. Dynamic lines of constructivism are combined here with the expressiveness of classic red marble. And most importantly, one does not contradict each other, but is in an organic unity. In the external solution of the lobby on the Garden Ring, a clear reference to the image of the Red Gate is visible.
His metro station "Krasnye Vorota" found onlyin the summer of 1954. It is on the outside of the Garden Ring. The lobby is built into the high-rise building of the Ministry of Railways, which was erected on the Red Gate Square. With this strategic object, the metro station was connected during the war, when she had to play the role of his underground department. The building itself is one of the seven famous Moscow Stalin skyscrapers.