Leninsky Prospect – Prospect in Central, South, South-West and West Administrative District of Moscow, one of the largest radial highways of the city. It passes from Kaluga Square to the Moscow Ring Road, after crossing which goes to Kiev highway.
Leninsky Prospekt is the second width of the streets of Moscow – after the Leningrad prospectus. Its width varies from 108 to 120 meters. Leninsky Prospekt – the only one in Moscow radial highway, not to change the name all along – from the Garden Ring to Ring Road. This Leninsky Prospekt has long been the longest street in Moscow, but in 1985, after the inclusion in the Moscow district of Butovo, lost this status in favor of the Warsaw highway, having in Butovo long section of the Ring Road.
At the end of the 1930s. from Kaluga highway along the route of the modern Leninsky Prospekt took the road to the Vnukovo airport, later called the Kiev highway. Prospect plot of Kaluga outpost to the Lomonosov Prospekt reconstructed in 1957 from Lomonosov Avenue to the street. Kravchenko – in 1959, on the street. Kravchenko to the street. Lobachevsky – in 1966, on the street. Lobachevsky to street. Maclay – in 1969, on the street. Maclay to Moscow – in 2001.
The transport interchange on the square was built in 1962. Gagarin (reconstructed in 2001 in connection with the construction of the Third Ring Road), in 2001 – with upshot Vernadsky Avenue and st. Ostrovityanova and with Teplostanskoy travel.
In the 60-70-ies of XX century on Leninsky Prospekt in Moscow and the conclusions of the working employees for mass meeting of the delegations of friendly socialist and developing countries, traveling from Vnukovo airport to the Kremlin.