The city of Milan is well known for its many landmarks: from the Duomo Cathedral to the Da Vinci's "Last Supper". Among the main attractions of the city there is for sure the Castello Sforzesco ( aka the Sforza Castle) which is known by many to be the only castle in Milan. However a walk along the city streets of the capital of fashion and design may hold some surprises for lovers of medieval art and architecture.
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Walking the pavements along the most trafficked areas of the city could be almost impossible given the new one-meter-apart rule which has been recently proved to be effective. For this reason the mayor of Milan Giuseppe "Beppe" Sala has had approved by the municipal council a plan to add some spaces to be used as extra walking areas and bike lanes along the main arterial roads of the city, such as Corso Buenos Aires.
At the metro station between 5th Avenue and 53rd Street in Manhattan, the closest to the MoMa, there is a new design installation that might surprise commuters and tourists alike. The walls next to the platform of the E and M train have now a new look which, has someone as already commented on social media about, looks like the one of the Milanese metro system. Why?
The public baths of Milan also known as “Albergo Diurno Metropolitano Venezia", were inaugurated in January 1926 after two years of construction. They were intended to provide various services for the Milanese and for travelers: especially public baths and body care services, but also a travel agency, laundry services and others. Read for more!
Igloos in Milan are a major example of architectural diversity of the capital of fashion and design. Their construction demonstrates how iconic and vibrant was the design scene just a few years after the second world conflict. Igloos in Milan. A brief history The igloo houses in Milan were built in 1946 on a project by architect and engineer Mario Cavallè, who also designed the mushroom houses which were demolished…
In China there is an exact copy of the city of Milan and the capital of fashion is not the first city to have been duplicated. Read for more