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Twin buildings in Milan and Brooklyn

Casa 770 is a particular building in Milan. What’s the story behind this maisonette? It all starts in 1940 when Rabbi Yosef Yitzchok Schneersohn moved to America because of the beginning of the nazi persecution against the Jewish people. His community purchased for him a three-storey building  at  770 of Eastern…

Palazzo Cova, the other castle of Milan

The castello is actually a palazzo and was built between 1910 and 1915 on a project by architect Adolfo Coppedè. It is an astonishing example of the so-called gothic revival architecture which spread around Europe during the late 18th century, in contrast with the neo-classical style. The castello features a…

The best skyscraper of the world is in Milan

It’s official! The best skyscraper of the world is in Milan. The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat  in Chicago has elected the “Bosco Verticale(vertical wood/forest)” as the most beautiful skyscraper built in 2015. The building was designed by Milanese architect Stefano Boeri who has recently declared through twitter…

Apple Store to open soon in Milan

It seems that the endless story of the Apple store in Milan has finally come to an end. The decision has been taken. The capital of fashion will have its own Apple store.  It was a few years ago when the management of the Cupertino’s most iconic brand came to…