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Quartiere Coppedé

In the north east of the city, near Piazza Piazza Buenos Aires, a unique concentration of elaborately decorated buildings,
in the Liberty style - mostly apartment blocks and the like - designed by the architect Luigi "Gino" Coppedè, around 1917/20.

Rents, and the queues for a home there have risen considerably, but there's a good account of the area in this 1987 article from the New York Times:
__ http://www.nytimes.com/1987/08/02/travel/rome-s-mischievous-architect.html

If not wanting to stop quite that long, it's an easy visit using the newly-reinstituted tram service, on route 3....
__ http://www.pbase.com/isolaverde/riding_tram_3


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Ospes salve''
"Ospes salve''
Elsewhere in the area...
Elsewhere in the area...
... bats perched over windows
... bats perched over windows
... unicorns
... unicorns
...bees
...bees
... snails
... snails
... spiders
... spiders
... falcons and lizards
... falcons and lizards
... even a monkey
... even a monkey