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06 November 2015

CIVIC AQUARIUM

A piece of the moderb city history THE CIVIC AQUARIUM(1905).A LIBERTY style building by architect SEBASTIANO LOCATI.it was built for the 1906 WORLD'S FAIR hosted in Milan,is the only pavilion surviving from the event.Here's the facade with NEPTUNE and upper part of the fountain,the Roman god of water and sea by ORESTE LABO'.Inside there's even a big library with a great collection of biology and marine publications.

1 comment:

Taken For Granted said...

That is a fine looking Poseidon statue on the front of the building. At least one building from the World's Fair survived. There are only a few buildings from the 1893 Chicago World's Fair to survive. One of them is the Museum of Science and Industry.