Mirae Scientists Street
|Mirae Scientists Street|
|Revised Romanization||Mirae Gwahakja Geori|
|McCune–Reischauer||Mirae Kwahakcha Kŏri|
Mirae Scientists street (Future Scientists street) is a newly developed area in Pyongyang to house scientific institutions of the Kim Chaek University of Technology and their employees. The six-lane street, located between Pyongyang Railway station and the Taedong river, is lined by high rise apartments. The area was formally opened at November 3, 2015.
The tallest building is the 53-story blue Mirae Unha Tower. The street is designed to emphasize Kim Jong-un's focus on science and technology, built around the regime's nuclear weapons development.
- October 28, 2015 17:26 GMT (2015-10-28). "North Korea: Kim Jong-un opens atom-shaped science and technology building [Photos]". Ibtimes.co.uk. Retrieved 2017-02-07.
- "'Pyongyang Speed' touted as finished scientist street revealed". 4 November 2015. Archived from the original on 18 April 2016.
- "Ceremony Opens Mirae Scientists' Street in Pyongyang | North Korea Leadership Watch". Nkleadershipwatch.wordpress.com. 2015-11-03. Retrieved 2017-02-07.
- "Back to the future: A walk down Mirae Scientist's Street, but what does it mean?". visitthedprk.org.
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