Casa Cotechini and the ice factory

When my family still only ha an icebox and no fridge, my grand-grandfather Abramo would weekly walk to the ice factory to purchase a large block of ice to help keep the family’s food fresh. Don’t get confused we are not talking about cotechino, the cooked salami that is a Christmas favorite. We are talking […]

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The iron gecko

Viale Maino is one of the most upscale streets to live in in Milan, and it is worth a walk just to stare at the buildings that fringe this street. Right off the corner with corso Buenos Aires, a recent building has a very interesting gate with geometric shapes cutout and a funny gecko handle. […]

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