The story of Piazzale Accursio starts in the 1950s, during the Italian economic miracle.
about to take off
The fascinating building separates two streets leading the traveller of the day to magnificent destinations. This beautiful piece of architecture was later abandoned and left in decadence for years. Garage Italia is inside the former Agip Supercortemaggiore petrol station. Its marvellous 50s architecture is an example of modern streamline. The characteristic rounded edges of its two grand canopies make the building look like it is about to take off. The conservative restoration and static stabilisation interventions carried out by aMDL under Michele De Lucchi’s guidance respect the historical and architectural identity of the space, projecting it into the contemporary.