Seat of the Benedictines in 1344, this church was built to how it is today in 1476. Attributed to the architects Guiniforte ... More
S. Pietro in Gessate
Seat of the Benedictines in 1344, this church was built to how it is today in 1476. Attributed to the architects Guiniforte and Pietro Antonio Solari, the building is a result of a unitary plan. In a Latin cross shape with three naves open out to a chapel for nobility in a polygonal form, a distinctive mark of Solari workmanship. The intervention of private commissions was fundamental for the necessay funds for building. The Grifi chapel is one of the more memorable patronised chapels, on the left of the transept, decorated from 1487 by the painters Bernardino Zenale and Donato Montorfano. The restored facade is by the architect Brioschiin 1912 with a notable baroque presence, the only surviving element of the old decor. There is a special synchronicity of architectural elements and pictorial decoration, one of the few surviving examples of fifteenth century lombard style.
The building, dating to around 1770, was created by architect Simone Cantoni. The design heightens the monumental character of the
central part, with a three floor façade. Opposite the entrance, a helical staircase leads to the first floor, that ...
Originally the seat of the Jesuit College, its construction was initiated in 1571 by Martino Bassi and continued by Francesco
Maria Richini in 1615. Successive extensions of the building maintained the style of Richini's design. The building is centered ...
Seat of the Municipal government of Milan, the building was designed in 1558 by architect Galeazzo Alessi for Tommaso Marino.
Left incomplete after having been confiscated in lieu of the owner's debts, the construction was modified by successive owners, ...
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