Piazzale Loreto: A Square With Dark History Gets a Makeover and New Meaning

Sun, 05/14/2023 - 17:00
Piazzale Loreto photo render / Photo: Loreto Open Community
A rendering of the future Piazzale Loreto / Image: Loreto Open Community

Piazzale Loreto in the north of Milan is an eyesore of the excessive cementificazione of Italian cityscapes. An intersection of seven major thoroughfares, it is a no-man’s land of bad air and bad memories, a blemish on the landscape of the city, a non-place.  

But it’s soon getting a makeover, one that will make the space pedestrian-centric and bring the piazza into the present, leaving the collective memory of past events behind and making it consistent with a greater vi

This is Premium Membership Content

Subscribe today to gain unlimited access to all of our exclusive Italy intel and much more. For less than the cost of a cappuccino per week, you'll have access to invaluable insights and resources that will enhance your Italian experience.

Join now and start exploring Italy like a local!