Civic Tower (Varese)

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The Civic Tower of Varese or Littoria Tower (Italian: Torre Civica o Torre Littoria) is a square-shape tower, designed and built in the Fascist period. It is part of Piazza Monte Grappa.

Civic Tower
Torre Civica o Torre Littoria
Civic Tower in the afternoon. On the roof, the flag of the city of Varese
Civic Tower in the afternoon. On the roof, the flag of the city of Varese
Civic Tower (Varese) is located in Varese
Civic Tower (Varese)
Former namesLittoria Tower
Alternative namesLittoria Tower
General information
StatusCompleted
LocationDowntown
AddressPiazza Monte Grappa
Town or cityVarese
CountryItaly
Coordinates45°49′02″N 8°49′33″E / 45.817248°N 8.825708°E / 45.817248; 8.825708
Inaugurated1933
OwnerComune di Varese (City of Varese)
Height54 metres (177 ft)
Design and construction
ArchitectMario Loreti
References
http://www.gadda.ed.ac.uk/Pages/resources/essays/montegra.php

"The Civic Tower has well-defined characters. His position is made according to the best points of view, in a harmonious whole, emotionally, and control, in the context of urban and architectural Square ... "

— Mr. Mopurgo, Master Plan's Engineer of the City of Varese of October 30, 1929[1]

It was designed by the Roman architect Mario Loreti and inaugurated in 1933, as part of the construction of Piazza Monte Grappa at the promotion of Varese as the provincial capital.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "VARESE, LA COSTRUZIONE DELLA CITTÀ | RMFOnline". www.rmfonline.it.