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Crespi d’Adda Workers Village

Includend among the Unesco World Heritage Sites list since1995, The Crespi d’Adda Workers Village shows architectural value has been acknowledged for being a symbol of a crucial period of human history.

This compound put not only provided a house and orchard for its inhabitants, but also a hospital, church, and a school fully equipped with books and teachers sponsored by the company. Besides the aforementioned free services that were already quite innovative for the early twentieth century, it had two indoor swimming pools as well, one full of freshwater and other with sea water.

Crespi is the surname of the family who owned an old cottonmill and built this complex. Its architectural value has been acknowledged for being a symbol of a crucial period of human history.

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