Church of Sant’Agnese in Pineto


In January 1925 Luigi Corrado Filiani writes a passionate and intense letter to his fellow citizens inviting them to offer money for the construction of the church of Sant’Agnese, future patron saint of the coastal town.

90 years later it is interesting to read that letter again in order to understand the love of Luigi Corrado Filiani for his hometown. Continue reading

The public theatre of Atri


The public theatre is one of the outstanding architectural buildings which characterize the cathedral square of Atri. In fact, its façade is opposite the cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta’s. It is a neoclassical theatre, with overlapping stages and horseshoe-shaped plan, a typology spread over the 19th century on the model of the “Theatre alla Scala” in Milan (18th century). In … Continue reading