PALAZZO TURSI

via Garibaldi 9 (Genoa)


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For the IP? important palaces of Strada Nuova, Nicol? Grimaldi "the monarch" buy in 1564 a lot adjacent to the West with the area of the current palazzo Bianco and North with the monastery of St. Francis and the bastion of Castelletto. The extremely large area allows the construction of a grandiose building, equal only to that of Doria-Pamphilj at Fassolo, and the steep slope of the land? the opportunity for designers Domenico and Giovanni Ponzello to experience the innovative architectural solution through the succession of spaces-Atrium-courtyard staircase creates a wonderful game of prospects. Bought by Gio Andrea Doria for her son Charles, Duke of Tursi,? completed in 1596 by Campbell and Orsolino with addition of two side lodges that combine dramatically green spaces surrounding property Doria family until the early 19th century is enriched of Palace overlooking the towers (1716), and became the residence of the Savoy (1819), a decoration rich in stuccoes and frescoes inside. The demolition of St. Francis allows enlargement on the back with the construction of the clock tower and the creation of a "romantic" garden that retrieves dramatically structural and decorative elements of the Church. transformed into College (1838) and became the seat of the municipality, 1848 after the extension North of the municipal offices on Albini project-Helg (1952-59),? to date included in pi? extensive "Museum system of Strada Nuova".


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