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

24 August 2014

SUMMER SUNSET

A summer sunset view toward the part of the city called CENTRO DIREZIONALE with GALFA TOWER on the right and the CENTRAL STATION upper part just on the left.

21 August 2014

DAVID LACHAPELLE

DAVID LACHAPELLE in Milan during one of the many art exhibitions with this opera titled GAS EXXON(2013)

14 August 2014

MILAN CENTRAL STATION

MILAN CENTRAL STATION(1927-1931)the iconic landmark for anyone arriving in the city by train.It combines a variety of eclectic  and liberty features with an austere roman style.The station has 24 tracks,everyday more than 300.000 passengers pass through the station with over 500 trains,for an annual total 120 milion passengers pass by.

12 August 2014

SOLARIA,SOLEA,ARIA TOWERS

Here they are SOLARIA,SOLEA,ARIA towers(2010-2013),part of the "new aborts in the city" collection.

06 August 2014

31 July 2014

VERTICAL FOREST

VERTICAL FOREST building(2009-2014),part of the new aborts series grew up in the city during the last 10 years.I dont know how somebody can say:"it's wonderful",may be are only influenced by somebody.I never see something ugly like this around the world.

28 July 2014

NAVIGLIO PAVESE

Boats along NAVIGLIO PAVESE closer to THE DARSENA(ancient milano's harbour).In ancient time Milan was full of this kind of ways,it was common any kind of goods was delivered with boats.The DUOMO marbles block arrived in the city in this way.

25 July 2014

RAI ANTENNA


An inside city view with the italian public broadcasting company (RAI)founded in 1954.On jan the 3rd the first RAI tv announcer presented the day's scheduled.It was broadcast from the Milan headquarter.The first regular programme in italian tv history was broadcast:"ARRIVI E PARTENZE"(arrivals and departures),hosted by ARMANDO PIZZO and MIKE BUONGIORNO.

22 July 2014

ARCIMBOLDI'S THEATRE

TEATRO DEGLI ARCIMBOLDI located in the part of the city called BICOCCA.It's both opera house and theatre,it was built in anticipation of the closure due to the long renovation of LA SCALA opera house in dec 2001.It was inaugurataed with a performance of GIUSEPPE VERDI opera LA TRAVIATA on 19 jan 2002.

18 July 2014

TORRE BREDA

TORRE BREDA built in 1954 by architect Luigi Mattioni.The eight lower floors are devoted exclusively to offices,while the rest are residential apartaments.it was the highest building in italy when constructed,until the 1960's when PIRELLI TOWER was completed.

16 July 2014

PHOTOMASTER GABRIELE BASILICO

PHOTOMASTER GRABRIELE BASILICO(milan aug 12th,1944-feb 13th,2013).After study architecture began his profession as photogrpher,worldwide high rates extimated.His landscape and architectural photography and photos are real just in time photography lessons everybody can see,here one of them saw during one of the many city art fair.

13 July 2014

CARABINIERI

THE CARABINIERI(Turin 13th july 1814)one of the most ancient army in the world,is the national military police of italy,policing both civilian and military population,originally founded as the police force of Kingdom of Sardinia.The corps was created by king VICTOR EMANUEL I of SAVOY under the Royal Patents(13th july 1814).In their history the corps made countless heroic actions.Only to remember one,VICE BRIGADIERE SALVO D'ACQUISTO was executed by the deutsche idiots during world war II.SALVO D'ACQUISTO a CARABINIERE of 23 years old exchanged his life with the DEUTSCHE IDIOTS and MORONS for the lives of citizens due to be executed;he claimed responsibility and was killed.In 2003 12 CARABINIERI units were killed by suicide bomb by terrorists in NASSIRIYA(iraq).Many are the exclusives of the military army corp as the surveillance and security at italian embassis and consulates abroad,guard of the PRESIDENT OF THE ITALIAN REPUBLIC.The symbol of the corp is a flaming granade as you see the sculpture in the photo,and the their saying is:"FAITHFUL THROUGHOUT THE CENTURIES".Italians love this army corps as never been beacuse the army in his history even if it's under government subordinance was always with the people.Never forget they arrested the italian dictator BENITO MUSSOLINI(the duce) during his escape.The art masterpiece CARABINIERI CALENDAR it was one of the most request by collectors worldwide since his first pubblication in 1928.

12 July 2014

EXPO 2015

EXPO 2015 on PALAZZO LOMBARDIA regional government headquarter with the V 33 LONGUE right down,part of the new Milano made in the last 10 years.

08 July 2014

NEW SEVESO SHOW





Today in the city we've THE NEW SEVESO SHOW,the last was no more than 15 days ago.The local adiminstrators passes by,but the problem is unsolved since 1951 if i remember well.Thank to people votes incapables,second-rates administrators,payed with the money of my taxes,it's areal pleasure show.It's a nightmare fot the north part of the city private and public traffic off and in tilt,the pubblic electric service stopped by.Thanks city hall,regional and central governement,when you ask for taxes remember your duty towards the citizens.No one from the public authority or law say nothing or let the problem as you see.

06 July 2014

03 July 2014

THE NEW MILANO

The new city BUSINESS DISTRICT,with the DIAMOND TOWER,SOLARIA(highest residential unit in the nation),ARIA,and SOLEA towers.CESAR PELLI TOWER on the left,destinated to be the new "made in italy" display.You can have a great walking between this new part of PORTA NUOVA PROJECT walking over the bridge connect the old part with GAE AULENTI SQUARE.

01 July 2014

THE BICOCCA

THE BICOCCA DISTRICT where you can see the 15th century Villa Arcimboldi.In the last 20 years this part of the city was interested in a real big requalification project that lead the construction of main facilities such as UNIVERSITY OF MILAN BICOCCA and ARCIMBOLDI THEATER.The toponomy bicocca probably it was taken from the villa that was built in 1450 owned by aristocratic family of ARCIMBOLDI.In 1522 a bloddy battle was settled here between the spansih of CAHRLES V  and the french of FRANCIS I.SInce the 80's odf the last century it was of the main idustrial area of the nation and greatly contributed to the big industrial grow of Italy.Industries plant as PIRELLI,ANSALDOBREDA,WAGONLITS and many others was settled here.Many important events in the italian trade unions history and workers's right was here.In 1943 a 28 days strike was made here,the event had a big resonance as it was in direct opposition by of the anti-strike laws of the CODICE ROCCO by the idiot FASCIST REGIME.Many workers was arrested and deported to the NAZI CONCENTRATION CAMPS by dudes.The deindustrialization began in the 70's.In 1985 the pirelli started a project to redevelop the area with the BICOCCA PROJECT(the largest urban trafsormation project in the story of the country)and in Europe after Berlin.The result of the project were the construction of the large university disctrict,and a large theatre and NATIONAL COUNCIL OF RESEARCH.Big comapanies as DEUTSCHE BANK,SIEMENS,REUTERS,JOHNSON & JOHNSON have their Milanese headquarter here.