Monday, 1 March 2010

Forgotten places

This prizewinning 19th Century biscuit factory had to make way for modern equipped production facilities.
Historical centre of the city of Varese

20 comments:

V Rakesh said...

Wow! This place looks absolutely wonderful!

Great picture!

Olivier said...

belle place, avec un beau portail

Dina said...

I hope the sign stays that way forever.

lewi14 said...

Wonderful photo. Great shot.

Comme un battement de cils said...

Belle architecture de ferronnerie.

Jilly said...

What a beautiful shot. I love that no one has removed that old lettering. Did I mention I love your header...

James said...

I'd love to explore arounf there.

brattcat said...

A gorgeous image and a complex collection of passageways both physical and emotional.

Rob and Mandy said...

Love the word, biscottificio.

Tony said...

Muy buena imagen en B/N....felicidades

Ann said...

Everywhere in Italy you stumble upon history - I hope it stays that way.

Virginia said...

Oh no. Don't let them take this away. It's so beautiful.
V

Line said...

ooh what a wonderful fence, gorgeous shot!!!

Saretta said...

What a lovely corner, lost in time. I love things that include "premiato" in their name!

jennyfreckles said...

It doesn't look at all industrial - more like a beautiful mansion. I am tempted to wander in through the open gate.

Diederick Wijmans said...

Thank you all again!!

J Bar said...

What a fantastic gateway.
Sydney - City and Suburbs

Paula said...

Love the monochrome here, just splendid. And for biscuits!

Petrea said...

Gorgeous.

Renee said...

This is indeed quite grand for a biscuit factory!!! I like your processing on this image, too :)