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A real palazzo

The word “palazzo” is thrown around loosely here. At the end of the day, it’s used to mean “apartment building.” But there are, in Milan, palazzi which deserve the unavoidable association an English speaker makes with the word “palace.” Here … Continue reading

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The Street #2: Via Sangiorgio

Life on the street is one thing. Life above it is something else. I have to remind myself, when charging off to complete some errand or other, that looking up may be every bit as gratifying as looking straight ahead. … Continue reading

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Down (halfway) under

Walking through the streets of Milan is endlessly entertaining to me. I find myself inventing errands to run, just to have a reason to step out and see, as Moll Flanders says, “what offers.” What offers is an intense variety … Continue reading

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