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Urbanistica Cover n.135/2008

The Baraccola commercial backbone

urban development, sviluppo urbano, ancona,
commercio, trasformazioni, trasformations,
terziary, plans & policies

Paolo Pasquini

The urban development of Ancona is analyzed through the relation between its seafaring vocation, expressed by the Astengo plan of 1963 which follows a coastal development pattern, occupying the areas around the Port yet leaving it without any growth possibility, and the southward development plan, of 1973, which among other things foresaw an ‘inland port’, linked by road and rail to the Port of Ancona.

This article appears in issue 135 of Urbanistica (pag. 17).