Thursday, February 13, 2014


Original structure built in the seventeenth century for the Fonseca family of Portuguese origin. With their extinction at the beginning of 1800s it passed to the Conti family that decided to use it as a hotel and inaugurated it in 1832
Raised in late 1800s and renovated in 1924 with a CANTILEVER ROOF by Pier Luigi Nervi (1891/1979)
It was closed in 1978
It was restored in the years 1986/90 by Paolo Portoghesi (1931) and reopened in 1990 under the name Grand Hotel de la Minerve

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