December 14, 2018

42 Color Pics That Capture Everyday Life of Milan in the Early 1980s

Milan is a city in northern Italy, capital of Lombardy, and the second-most populous city in Italy after Rome. The wider Milan metropolitan area, known as Greater Milan, is a polycentric metropolitan region that extends over central Lombardy and eastern Piedmont. It is the largest metropolitan area in Italy and the 54th largest in the world.

Milan served as capital of the Western Roman Empire from 286 to 402 and the Duchy of Milan during the medieval period and early modern age.

Milan in the 1980s

Milan is considered a leading alpha global city, with strengths in the field of the art, commerce, design, education, entertainment, fashion, finance, healthcare, media, services, research and tourism.

The city has been recognized as the world's fashion and the design capital thanks to several international events and fairs, including Milan Fashion Week and the Milan Furniture Fair, which are currently among the world's biggest in terms of revenue, visitors and growth.

These fascinating color pics were taken by Alan Denney that documented everyday life of Milan in the early 1980s.

Piazza del Duomo, Milan, 1980

Belligerent balloon seller, Piazza del Duomo, Milan, 1980

Brera, Milan, 1980

Giardini Pubblici, Milan, 1980

'Let's help them' - Earthquake appeal, Milan, 1980. The Irpinia earthquake in 1980 in Southern Italy killed nearly 3000 and left 300000 homeless

Milan street scenes, 1980

Milan, 1980

Milan, 1980

Piazza del Duomo, Milan, 1980

Piazza del Duomo, Milan, 1980

Piazza del Duomo, Milan, 1980

Piazza del Duomo, Milan, 1980

Piazza del Duomo, Milan, 1980

Piazza del Duomo, Milan, 1980

Piazza del Duomo, Milan, 1980

Piazza del Duomo, Milan, 1980

Piazza del Duomo, Milan, 1980

Piazza del Duomo, Milan, 1980

Stazione Centrale, Milan, 1980

Men at Giardini Pubblici, Milan, 1981

Piazza Adigrat, MIlan, 1981

Via Sismondi looking west, Milan, 1981

Camera del Lavoro, Milan, 1983

Galleria, Milan, 1983

Milan metro, 1983

Milan, 1983

Milan's city hall Palazzo Marino, 1983

Newsstand, Viale Corsica, Milan, 1983

Piazza del Duomo, Milan, 1983

Piazza del Duomo, Milan, 1983

Picket at Biffi, Galleria, Milan, 1983

Sforza Castle, Milan, 1983

Stazione Centrale, Milan, 1983

Stazione Centrale, Milan, 1983

Stazione Centrale, Milan, 1983

Stazione Nord, Milan, 1983

The Pirelli Tower, Milan's first skyscraper, 1983

Via Sismondi looking east, Milan, 1983

Peace hunger strikers, Piazza del Duomo, Milan 1984

Piazza del Duomo, Milan, 1984

Piazza del Duomo, Milan, 1984

Piazza del Duomo, Milan, 1985





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