Prague City Hall plans to turn the space under where the statue of Stalin stood in Letná into a center for contemporary art as part of the National Gallery. City Hall will soon publish details for a public contract for planning work for developing the space. The Prague 7 Town Hall opposes the idea.
The space inside the former statue plinth is currently in poor repair and the large bronze doors leading to it are called the “doors to nowhere.
”The National Galley hopes the space can be opened to the public within five years, which ironically echoes the famous five-year plans of the Stalinist era.
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