Entries by Sarah Mills

The Keats Shelley Memorial House and the English Quarter

The English Quarter–stretching roughly from Piazza di Spagna to Piazza del Popolo–is home to the Keats Shelley Memorial House and more. You’ve probably heard of the famous Roman Ghetto, the ghetto ebraico or Jewish neighbourhood, close to the River Tiber and the Teatro Marcello. Less known (and bearing a history significantly less steeped in tragedy), […]

EUR: Rome’s 1942 World Expo District

Rome’s Modernist marvel was designed to host a World Expo that never was, but the bustling business district today is home to museums, monuments, and more. The year is 1942. It has been two years since Italy joined the war as a member of the Axis powers, one year before it would switch to the […]