Via della Conciliazione: Topographic Views
Scott Gilchrist (Canadian photographer, born 1960)
General side view from Piazza di San Pietro, depicting how 1930's design curved to match Bernini's arcade; Construction of this boulevard, conceived by Mussolini as a monumental preface to the faraway dome of St. Peter's Basilica, required the demolition of a series of medieval neighborhoods between 1936 and 1950, rendering it without challenge the most disliked avenue in Rome.
Type of Worktopographical view; photograph
architectural exteriors, cityscapes, City planning, Twentieth century
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