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In this article one can read:
"Under the watchful eye of Mussolini, a new town, Portolago, was created in the 1930s, with its now infamous Italian Rationalist art-deco architecture and streets wide enough for military parading. The Greeks later renamed it Lakki."
Yet in International style (architecture) I found:
"The town of Portolago (now Lakki) in the Greek Dodecanese island of Leros represents some of the most interesting urban planning from the fascist regime in the Dodecanese; an extraordinary examplee of city takeover in the International style known as Italian rationalist. The symbolism of the shapes is reflected with exemplary effectiveness in the buildings of Lakki: the administration building, the metaphysical tower of the market, the cinema-theatre, the Hotel Roma (now Hotel Leros), the church of Saint Francisco and the hospital are fine examples of the style."
Is the first one an objective point of view?
- I agree totally with the critic above. The Writer of this article apparently has no idea about modern Architecture. I don't know who in 2006 can still judge the italian rationalism as "infamous": to me this is just a POV, and it should therefore be canceled from the article. alex2006 10:20, 4 May 2006 (UTC)
Please can you do something about blocking someone or block the article so it can be change only from the people that have work on it abecause a vandal every day deletes all the external links from informative websites of the island.Thank you Pireotis 07:20, 2 January 2007 (UTC)
Leros Mental Institution
Why isn't the Mental Hospital of Leros mentioned in the article? The hospital is well-known due to the torturing of patients there during thr 80s. Mitsos 11:50, 30 June 2007 (UTC)
I put a sentence in about this; it was removed within a couple of days. Someone appears to be trying to censor this article to prevent it being mentioned. Whoever did that - it's not going to work. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 18.104.22.168 (talk) 10:34, 20 August 2009 (UTC)
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