Cremona -Former San Francesco Church
Total GIA5.132 m²
The property is located in a quite area but near the main roads of the town's traffic. The main entrance in in Giovanni XXIII Square and it corresponds to the original entrance of the church, at the top of a staircase that is one meter higher that the road level. The only original remain of the church
is the central nave.
The current building is the result of interventions carried out in its long life. Even if it was damaged in its architectonic dimension, the church still preserves a high value and it is extremely interesting, It presents some precius elements like the Gothic vaults (divided in six section) at the last floor of the
building that are perfectly maintained and, in some parts, decorated. The main part of the building is 90 meters long and 8 meters wide.
The kind of intervention foreseen is the restoration, from ordinary maintenance to restoring/regeneration, excluding demolition and re-building.
Cremona is a city in northern Italy, situated in Lombardy, on the left bank of the Po River in the middle of the Pianura Padana (Po Valley). It is the capital of the province of Cremona and the seat of the local city and province governments. The city of Cremona is especially noted for its
musical history and traditions, including some of the earliest and most renowned luthiers, such as Giuseppe Guarneri, Antonio Stradivari, Francesco Rugeri, Vincenzo Rugeri, and several members of the Amati family.