Protecting cultural heritage: checks on the activities of the Superintendency of Monuments for Eastern Sicily in Catania in the 1950s

Author/s Gianluca Majeli
Publishing Year 2022 Issue 2021/1 Language Italian
Pages 19 P. 45-63 File size 205 KB
DOI 10.3280/ASSO2021-001003
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The essay proposes a historical analysis of the interventions for the promotion and protection of cultural heritage in Catania after World War II, a period in which the contradictions between the tension towards economic growth emerged in a more disruptive way, also thanks to an uncontrolled building development, and monumental, archaeological and landscape protection, equipped with regulatory and technical-operational tools.

Keywords: Catania, portraits, Cultural heritage, Economy, Reconstruction, Protection

Gianluca Majeli, Tutelare i beni culturali: verifiche sull’attività della Soprintendenza ai Monumenti per la Sicilia Orientale nella Catania degli anni Cinquanta in "ARCHIVIO STORICO PER LA SICILIA ORIENTALE" 1/2021, pp 45-63, DOI: 10.3280/ASSO2021-001003