Sunday, February 22, 2015

Blue Pavilion

Villa Azzurra, Blue Pavilion, Montenero, Livorno
The unusual architecture of “Villa Azzurra”, built in the first years of 1900 as “Blue Pavilion” in Montenero.
Vintage postcard, Blue Pavilion, Montenero, Livorno
In this 1920 postcard of the Montenero funicular we can see on the right the even fancier original version of the same building.

See also: Villa Azzurra - Montenero

16 comments:

William Kendall said...

It is quite unusual, and visually pleasing to the eye!

Randy said...

Still looks great.

orvokki said...

Nice-looking buildning.

GreensboroDailyPhoto said...

Do they rent rooms? So lovely and inviting!

Janis
GDP

Gunn said...

Unique and very pretty!

Halcyon said...

It looks almost too good to be true!

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Still looks wonderful VP, I think it looks better today with fewer embellishments :)

Dina said...

Such a pretty and cheerful house.

EG CameraGirl said...

I like the today version better than the yesteryear one. It must have been a warmish day as many of the windows are open.

cieldequimper said...

It's gorgeous but what happened to that roof?

Arianna said...

Che bel palazzo! Ciao, Arianna

Carmine Volpe said...

molto interessante non l'avevo mai visto

Luis Gomez said...

Gorgeous!

Karl Demetz said...

Beautiful "Villa" !
Like also the old postcard.

Jack said...

This ornate building is a real beauty.

Babzy said...

Nice piece of architecture :)