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

21 December 2016

SNOW TRAM

A sporadic heavy SNOWFALL night in the city to remember the 21st of December first day of WINTER.The city icon tramway 1500 series in service from 1928 run frozen accross the city.Picture from the 1st of February 2012.

18 December 2016

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS pt 5

One of my favourite CHRISTMAS LIGHTS  ever in the city even if is always the same in the years.     

12 December 2016

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS pt 3

One from 12th,december,2012 a sporadic snow night in the city with shining CHRISTMAS LIGHTS from the luxury iconic hotel in the city.

07 December 2016

SANT'AMBROGIO


AURELIUS AMBROSIUS known as Saint Ambrose (340 a.d,Augusta Treverorum,Gallia Belgica,Roman Empire-April 4th,397,Mediolanum,Italia Annonaria,Roman Empire).It was the bishop of the city made by popular acclamation in 374 a.d.is one of the four original doctors of the Church,patron and saint of Milan celebrated on december the 7th.It's even the grand season opening day of the TEATRO ALLA SCALA (opened in 1778) simply known as LA SCALA beacuse built on the former location of SANTA MARIA ALLA SCALA.Many of the finest lyrics performers appeared in the past 200 years and is considered the worldwide Lyrics Temple.During the inaugaral day VIP's from around the world are in the teather,normally the common public is very warm always with the ears ready to unlimited hands clap or whistle heavily the performance as in the last years at the end of the grand opera.Traditionally in the inner centre of the city there's even THE SAINT AMBROSE FAIR and is holiday.The saint relics is posed at the centre of the crypt between SAINT GERVASIUS & SAINT PROTASIUS and his dressed in white pontifical robes,inside SAINT AMBROSE CHURCH.

29 November 2016

BOMBING IN THE CITY

Directly from the last century history BOMBING IN THE CITY from the SECOND WORLD WAR,Milan was heavy bombed as no others due to the industry production plants for the capitulation.Some idiots is thinking to change this piece of history with new piles.

12 November 2016

BRERA ART ACADEMY

  My milano BRERA ART ACADEMY by MARIA THERESA OF AUGSBURG since 1776.Dont forget to visit the museum inside a must see fro everybody in the city.In the court you can admire the bronze by ANTONIO CANOVA,NAPOLEON BONAPARTE as MERCURY.

09 November 2016

CENTRAL STATION

 The CENTRAL STATION (1927-1931) the landmark entry for anyone arriving into city by the train.Commisioned by BENIT MUSSOLINI and designed by archistar ULISSE STACCHINI.

05 November 2016

ARCIMBOLDI TEATHRE

 The ARCIMBOLDI TEATHRE inaugurated on Jan,19,2002 with the GIUSEPPE VERDI opera LA TRAVIATA.It was built over a 27 month renovation closure of the city opera house LA SCALA.

31 October 2016

UNIMIB

 The UNIMIB  (University of Milano Bicocca) est. 1998.Located in the northern area of the city on the are where since the late 80's occupied by PIRELLI industrial complex.

28 October 2016

25 October 2016

NEW PAVILION

A  NEW PAVILION (2014-2015) in the city as a multipurpose building in PORTA NUOVA DISTRICT,inspired by the shape of a seed.

22 October 2016

GIUSEPPE MENGONI

To the ARCHISTAR GIUSEPPE MENGONI (fontanelice,23,nov,1829-milan,30th,dec,1877) died falling off few days before the opening of the GALLERIA VITTORIO EMANUELE II he designed.A plaque was pose on the Duomo side of the gallery to remeber the fact.

19 October 2016

OLD & NEW

 Two city architecture THE OLD & NEW the CESAR PELLI TOWER from 2009 and the PIRELLI TOWER with the EXPO 2015 MILAN adv from 1956,built to commemorate where the corporation's first factory was located.

14 October 2016

VISITORS TERRACE

A must see for everybody in the city THE DUOMO VISITORS TERRACE you cna admire the,an unforgettable art experience and you can admire the whole city skyline from the upper terrace floor as you never thought,during clear days many famous Alps tops and Appennines are clearly visible.

11 October 2016

PORTA NUOVA

PORTA NUOVA = NEW GATE (1810-1813) built during Napoleonic domination by archistar GIUSEPPE ZANOIA (1752-1817) made by friable sandstone decorations decayed over the time,it's NEOCALSSICAL arch with CORINTHIAN influence with two DORIC guard houses.

06 October 2016

JOE COLOMBO

A night capture from PORTA NUOVA DISTRICT from the way recently named to the great designer and architect JOE COLOMBO (milan,july,30,1930-milan,july,30,1971).

29 September 2016

BRAMANTE'S BRIDGE

The small bridge rarely open to the public serve to link the duke's private apartments.It was made by the archistar from Urbino BRAMANTE (1444-1514) and the genius LEONARDO DA VINCI (1452-1519).It was commissione by the duke of Milan LUDOVICO IL MORO (1452-1508) find his shelter after the dead of her love BEATRICE D'ESTE (1475-1497).The duke was so frantic for the premature dead of the young wife.

19 September 2016

GALFA TOWER

 GALFA TOWER (1956-1959) on restoring.GALFA derived from the of the two streets GALvani and FAra where the tower has its facades.

17 September 2016

13 September 2016

GIUSEPPE BRENTANO

GIUSEPPE BRENTANO (milan,april,14,1862-milan,december,31,1889)archistar,worldwide contest winner for the making of the facade of the DUOMO DI MILANO.A commemorative plaque was posed inside the cathedral to on the right side to commemorate the great archistar.

09 September 2016

01 September 2016

NEW TOWER

New tower in the last part of the city restored in the part of the city called PORTA NUOVA part of the PORTA NUOVA PROJECT.

06 August 2016

DUOMO SUNSET

SUMMER SUNSET over the DUOMO DI MILANO terraces between the spires a must see for everyone is in the city.

03 August 2016

TEATRO ALLA SCALA

LA SCALA,official name Teatro alla Scala inaugurated on 3 august 1778.Famous worldwide amon lyrics fans and common people for all the big names performed here in the past 200 years and for the Premiere as NABUCCO by GIUSEPPE VERDI,TURANDOT by GIACOMO PUCCINI,EUROPA RICONOSCIUTA by ANTONIO SALIERI.