Left and right: views from the north (or entrance); center: view from the southTwo nine-story office towers are connected by this five-story glass-roofed atrium. This shopping space follows in the early nineteenth century tradition of covered shopping malls. See, for example, Nash's Royal Opera Arcade in London or the much grander Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II by Giuseppe Mengoni in Milan, built in 1861.
Left: detail of the north end; center; detail of the grand stairway at the south end
Upper level colonnades with beautiful ironwork
Detail of staircase lamp and decorative clock
The atrium glass ceiling
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