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Milan L'รจ on grand Milan.Milan is a big Milan,ancient national saying

26 October 2014

4 SEASON FOUNTAIN

4 SEASON FOUNTAIN(1927),biggest fountain in the city,by RENZO GERLA.Located where it was the old MILAN'S FAIR that named even this part of the city.After a new block was built the fountain back to shining in GIULIO CESARE square with new architectures,the new aborts in the city ISOZAKI TOWER and CITY LIFE residential unit are clears examples of it.

24 October 2014

THE MONVISO SHOW

23-10-14 THE MONVISO SHOW at sunset from Milan fra more than 300kms/200miles.Highest moutain of COATTIAN ALPS,nearby the French border,even the VISOLOTTO is clearly visible.Is one of the mountain which inspired the PARAMOUNT logo.Luckily Milan at the center of flat land called PIANURA PADANA,closed and surrounded from the ALPS,and APPENNINI gives you this fantatstic view,during clear days sunset on famous mountains since you're able to see without distance limit.

22 October 2014

DUCAL COURT

The ducal court is the heart of the castle.Commisioned by duke GALEAZZO MARIA SFORZA trasformig during his reign the castle in a true royal residence.The monumental doorway,today walled up in the center of the right hand wing was opened in 1555,during the Spanish period,in order to provide a minumental entrance to the most frequently used room for celebrations and ceremonies.On the ground floor are the public and audience halls:chancellery,ducal rooms,room of the planks-frescoed by LEONARDO DA VINCI-,room of the colombines,ducal chapel,green room.The floor above was reached from the exterior by the monumetal principal stairway,or,by step stairway from the Portico dell'Elefante.On this floor,a hall opens up in the form of a long gallery,called the Sala Verde(green room),decorated by LEONARDO DA VINCI for the famous Festa Del Paradiso(paradise festival).The celebration took place on 13 jan 1490 commissioned by LUDOVICO IL MORO in honor of duke GIAN GALEAZZO SFORZA and his bride ISABEL of ARAGON.

16 October 2014

NAVIGLIO GRANDE

A late fall sunset over the NAVIGLIO GRANDE on restoring,probably the first infrastructural work of this type to be realized in Europe,reached Milano in 1258 work again as ship canal in a few,the river banks are again nowdays from 900 years ago.

13 October 2014

REST HOME GIUSEPPE VERDI

The REST HOME GIUSEPPE VERDI simply know in the city as Giuseppe Verdi house for retired opera singers and musicians founded by the italian everyboby best known worlwide astonishing opera composer GIUSEPPE VERDI in 1896.Designed in the NEO-GOTHIC style by CAMILLO BOITO.Both everytime opera genius GIUSEPPE VERDI and his wife GIUSEPPINA STREPPONI are buried here.The astonishing opera grandmaster written about it these words:"Of all my works, that which pleases me the most is the Casa that I had built in Milan to shelter elderly singers who have not been favoured by fortune, or who when they were young did not have the virtue of saving their money. Poor and dear companions of my life!".Dont forget to visit if you're in the city is an unforgettable experience for everybody.

08 October 2014

BACK TO NATURE

Look and admire how much the big tree is pleasant and look the NEW ARCHITECTURES how much are simply repugnant.

02 October 2014

SANT'HERMES

Sant'Hermes on DUOMO DI MILANO one of thousands sculptures you can admire seeing the cathedral.Here's on one of the 135 spires.

29 September 2014

MEDIEVAL PORTA TICINESE

PORTA TICINESE one of the two medieval city doors,still exist in the modern city.Built in the 12th century and restored in 1861.Many V.I.P.'s made the entry in the city from passing down this door:ISABELLA OF ARAGON,BEATRICE D'ESTE,LOUIS XII of FRANCE,CHARLES V(holy roman emperor),PHILIP II OF SPAIN.

26 September 2014

GIUSEPPE MEAZZA STADIUM

The stadium known by locals as SAN SIRO because it was the original name from the part of the city district where is located and because closer to SAN SIRO ALLA VEPRA CHURCH.Originally it was only for A.C. MILAN football city team.It was renamed in 1980 in honour of GIUSEPPE MEAZZA football player,two time football world cup champion,played for F.C. INTER and briefly for A.C. MILAN.The construction started in 1925.The inauguarl match on 19,sept,1926 with over 35.000 spectators F.C INTER defeat A.C. MILAN 6-3.The average attendances during regualr season is 45.000 spectators every match.Don't forget to visit the football museum inside if you're in the city and may be seeing a match.

21 September 2014

ISOTTA FRASCHINI AND THE MILANO LAGHI MOTORWAY

ISOTTA FRASCHINI those majestic.Founded in Milan in 1900,closed in 1949,famous to made high end expensive and luxury cars more than any other during his living period.Here's the type 8(1919-1924) so called to be the first production car equipped with a V8 engine,the price for the period was forbidden for everybody,it was only for the happy few.It was shown today to commemorate the first toll road worlwide THE MILANO-LAGHI opened 21st,september 1924,projected by the engineer PIERO PURICELLI (1883-1951).

19 September 2014

CATWALK IN THE STREET

A common view during the MILANO FASHION WEEK a red carpet view in the street as FASHION SHOWS CATWALK.You can find many in the city along the way closer to fashion show location or FASHION EVENTS.

17 September 2014

ELEGANCE A LA CARTE

Seldom i'm shooting people for my site and post on.But,this time is different,during my first MILAN FASHION WEEK as corporate shooter i'm strike about this lady posing...looking his perfection,the details,the elegance,her mild-mannered,her happiness,her way of being so uncommon to find during this week around Milan.So i cant resist,i take my pic.I'm sorry,i dont know you,but i'll never see something like you after 10 years around Milan shooting streetstyle during the fashion week,for sure i remember you among all the famous or not ladies i freeze with my shutter,this is the real elegance;GIORGIO ARMANI quotes:"elegance is not about being noticed,it's about being remebered" and i add:"it's about being polite".If you want to know more about Milan fashion week you can follow fashion shows and waht happen around the city clicking HERE.

15 September 2014

THE ARCHITECT COLORS

Does anyboby went to school to trim this sad building with sad,lacklusters,lousy colors?

13 September 2014

THE DARSENA

THE DARSENA,Milano's harbour began on 1603 projected by GIOVANNI MEDA on the will by the Spanish governor of the city Pedro Enriquez de Acevedo count of Fuentes.The ancient pond of SANT'EUSTORGIO (THREE KINGS RELICS INSIDE)bell tower visible in the far changed the name in darsena form the arab word DAR SIN'A(factory).

10 September 2014

PORTA NUOVA

PORTA NUOVA=NEW GATE(1810-1813)by abbot GIUSEPPE ZANOIA.It's made by friable sandstones,the name is common used to call the district part of the city around.The gate was built on the old road connecting Milan and Brianza industrial area.Is a triumphal arch of ionic influence.In the last years as you can see form the pic a big speculative overbuilding without sense was made.

08 September 2014

TROPHY WITH THE HEAD OF JUPITER

GIORGIO DE CHIRICO(1888-1978) founder of the "scuola metafisica" which profoundly influenced the SURREALISTS.Here' withe the work "Trophy with the head of Jupiter"(1929-1930).