The very large VTsIK residential complex was reserved for officials of the Communist Party when built in 1931. Later during the Stalinist purges many tenants dissapeared and the building began to be known popularly as the "House of Ghosts"
Along with the Stockholm Public Library the Stockholm
Concert Hall is the best and more recognized example of
the "Swedish Grace". This is also the placed where the awarding ceremonies for the Nobel Prize are held annually.