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01 July 2011

STAZIONE CENTRALE

Today is her 80 birthday.It was officially opened on july,the 1st,1931.The design of milan central station was modeled on the union station-washington d.c.- .The construction proceded very slowly,due to the italian crisis and the 1st world war so the original project changed a lot since the italian prime minister,benito mussolini,wanted the station to represent the power of fascist regime.The station have no definite architectural style is a blend of many different styles especially art deco and liberty,is common to known to have invented a new style called "assiro-milanese".

10 comments:

Luis Gomez said...

Gorgeous building! Love it!

Sharon said...

That is a great, solid looking building.

From Broadway said...

the building's spectacular!

Dianne said...

A lovely elegant building - I love it!

Leif Hagen said...

She looks like quite an impressive, monumental station!

Jazzy E (hivenn) said...

Beautiful. x hivenn

Chanok S. said...

Wow! so old but so Cool and very Classic :)

S. said...

Oh, Milan <3

Love
/S / http:// mydarlingsolitude.blogspot.com

Joe said...

I remember arriving into this station late at night. It was impressive than as it is now. Thanks for bringing back the memory.

Sailor said...

This is such a magnificent station! Looks more like a place than a station.

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