It was built during the period of the Cisalpine Republic of which Lecco was the capital of the mountain Department. It was built in a section of the old city walls to house the seat of the Chamber of Commerce established by Napoleon, leaving on the ground floor, a spacious and bright porch so that from the market square, now XX settembre, you could see the Gulf. The eclectic neo-medieval style building, which is not in harmony with the other houses and the structure of the square, is known as "the lecchese Palazz of" because pagur was the seat of the Revenue Commissioners where until 1964 the inhabitants went to pay taxes, hence the name "Palace of fears". In 2012 with the property passed to the municipality, it is preparing to become a new Museum with the exhibition of contemporary art gallery as well as temporary exhibitions of all kinds. By 2014 also has tourist information Office.