Via Manzoni

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Via Manzoni is a busy and fashionable street in the Italian city of Milan which leads from the Piazza della Scala north-west towards Piazza Cavour. Notable buildings include the Museo Poldi Pezzoli, the elegant Grand Hotel et de Milan, which was the place of Giuseppe Verdi’s death in 1901, and several fine palazzi.

Streets and squares[edit]

Museo Poldi Pezzoli[edit]

Main article: Museo Poldi Pezzoli

The Museo Poldi Pezzoli at Via Manzoni 12, which specialises in Northern Italian and Netherlandish/Flemish artists, originated as the private collection of Gian Giacomo Poldi Pezzoli which he bequeathed to the city in 1879.

Fashion[edit]

A part of the street forms the approximate north-western boundary of the quadrilatero della moda, Milan’s up-market fashion district. Fashion retailers here include Anna Rita N, Antonini, Armani Casa, Artemide, Bolaffi, Bottega del Cashmere, Coccinelle, Frette, Gattinoni, Grimoldi, Les Copains, Mila Schön, Napapjri, Pal Zileri, Patrizia Pepe, Paul Smith, Scappino and El Ganso.

Gallery[edit]

Media related to Via Manzoni (Milan) at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 45°28′16″N 9°11′38″E / 45.47111°N 9.19389°E / 45.47111; 9.19389