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Cotton Mill

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The entrance to the Crespi cotton mill is an iconic image. Practically a cathedral to work or industry, where the chimney, administration buildings and wrought iron gate combine in a superb architectural composition which has come to symbolise industrial architecture at the turn of the 19th century. The Crespi factory is on a single storey and is notable for its decoration in terracotta and brick. Row after of row of sheds line the main road and give a marvellous sense of perspective.

C.so Alessandro Manzoni  -  Capriate San Gervasio