Monday, November 28, 2016

INA PALACE ON VIA DELLA CONCILIAZIONE

PALAZZO DELL'INA IN VIA DELLA CONCILIAZIONE
1942 Marcello Piacentini (1881/1960) and Attilio Spaccarelli (1890/1975) in collaboration with Gino Cipriani
It was built at the same time of the “twin” Palazzo Pio on the opposite side of the road
It was built on the site of the demolished Ospedale S. Carlo (St. Charles Hospital) branch of the Ospedale S. Spirito
It houses various offices of the Holy See: the Pontifical Commission for Latin America, the General Presidency of Azione Cattolica (Catholic Action), the Presidency of the Centro Sportivo Italiano (Italian Sports Centre)
FOUNTAIN 1957 on the fa├žade facing Largo Giovanni XXIII
In the area of the palace there were two ancient Roman monuments:
The META ROMULI a pyramid-shaped tomb very similar to the Pyramid of Gaius Cestius called Meta Remi
The TEREBINTUS NERONIS consisting of two cylindrical elements superimposed destroyed at the beginning of the sixteenth century by order of Alexander VI Borgia (1492/1503)

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