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

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).

06 September 2014

03 September 2014

THE NIGHT BRIDGE

A new pedestrian NIGHT BRIDGE over one of the main city avenue with a public transportation bus crossin the scene.