The building, dating to around 1770, was created by architect Simone Cantoni. The design heightens the monumental character ... More
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 has been refurbished and in part restored, with a Neoclassical hall by Traballesi. In 1796 it was used for three months by Napoleon and Josephine during their sojourn in Milan. Today it is in part residential, and in part used by a number of associations.
Built in 1368 by Gian Galeazzo Visconti to defend the city from attack, the castle was enlarged by military architect
Magatti under the instruction of Visconti's successor Gian Galeazzo. Destroyed in 1447, Castello Sforzesco was rebuilt between 1450 and ...
Built by Emperor Maximian in the 4th c. AD when Milan was the capital of the Roman empire in the
West, the imperial palace occupied a huge area between what are now Via Meravigli and Via Torino. The only ...
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, ...