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

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

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