After exiting the Soviet Union, the city gained many high-rise residential buildings.Modern construction techniques allow high-rise development (mainly 12 storeys) with relatively good protection against earthquakes.
Soviet rule was established in Ashgabat in December 1917.
Primarily consisting of residential towers, the first floor is typically given a shopping area and a service department. The Arch of Neutrality was dismantled and re-erected in its original form in the south of the capital.
Turkmenistan Tower, at a height of 211 meters, is the tallest building in the country.
The Presidential Palace Square was designated 2000 to symbolize the beginning of the 21st century.
The rest of the streets were assigned larger or smaller four-digit numerical names.