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Posts tagged as “Corso Sempione”

Palazzo INA: fifties architecture in Milan

Palazzo Ina is a massive building along corso Sempione one the largest streets of the city. It was built between 1953 and 1958 by the Istituto Nazionale delle Assicurazioni (INA – National Institute of Insurances). Palazzo INA is a 19 storey building for a total hight of 64 meters. It was supposed to be both a residental and commercial building when it was designed by architect Piero Bottoni. In the initial project the tenth floor of the Palazzo INA was supposed to be a sort of recreational space with a winter garden and a playroom for kids, but the investors…