Villa Croce

Villa Croce

The villa, built at the end of `800 from the family Cross on an existing building of the XVI-XVII century., Which probably keeps the wall structure, in the suburban area transformed from 1897 glue construction of the ring road to the sea, the coastal road connecting the center to the eastern suburbs. The subdivision for residential area surrounding the villa, which reduces in part the propertyà ;, uses a new system of nineteenth-century dwelling house model to the building itself conforms to treat prospects solved with rusticated base and elevation punctuated by marcadavanzale and cornices and gables around the openings. In 1951 the owners donate the villa with garden surrounding the City of Genoa and allocate a museum and a public park; 1985è the Museum of Contemporary Art after restoration philological that reconstructs the original space by eliminating incongruous elements, restoring the parts damaged in the last war and recovering both the nineteenth century wall decorations in eclectic style is still existing furnishings. Is not serious; It was instead recovered the original pastel painting skin of prospects butè was used a monochrome white hue revived within the next two floors without decoration.


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Via Iacopo Ruffini, 3
16128 Genova


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