In Milan, in Parco Sempione, it is still possible today to see the 4 Ghisini sisters, enchanting Sirens.
The Istituto Lombardo Accademia di Scienze e Lettere is a cultural reality rooted for more than 200 years in the city of Milan and the Lombardy region.
La Donna di trì tett, the most talked-about statue in Milan.
Built between 1810 and 1813 by architect Giuseppe Zanoia according to a design by Luigi Cagnola, it was one of the six access roads to the city from which the Milanese districts took their name, and belonged to the Bastions: a complex of defensive walls built in the 16th century during the Spanish domination that, […]
Where today new and renowned design showrooms stand, there was once the Cortile della Seta (Silk Courtyard).
Tra i residenti illustri del distretto di Brera troviamo Edoardo Mangiarotti lo schermitore più decorato di tutti i tempi, con 13 medaglie olimpiche e 26 iridate, e che ha vissuto 17 edizioni
estive dei Giochi Olimpici.
Palazzo Trotti Marino was located at 15 Corso Como, Milan. The 16th-century villa came to light after a building collapsed following the bombing of 13 August 1943. “Built in the second half of the 16th century, as is clear from the stylistic features, the small palace had a very elegant loggia with five arches supported […]
It is 11 a.m. on 17 May 1973 and a commemoration ceremony has just been held. Interior Minister Mariano Rumor has just left the building in his car when a bomb is thrown. A group of people standing just outside the front door is hit. Four citizens dead, 52 wounded. The bomber is 40-year-old Gianfranco […]
The kitchen for the sick poor in Via Anfiteatro 16, was commissioned by Alessandrina Ravizza in 1879. This initiative gave her the nickname “Countess of the broeud (broth)”. She later attached a medical clinic to the kitchen for the sick, which she entrusted to the direction of the ‘poor man’s doctor’: Anna Kuliscioff. It was […]
Just one shot of a row of elephants on Corso Com, circa 1950s. It was probably the transport and arrival of a circus in the city of Milan, most likely the Circo Orfei.