Lingotto

In the afternoon, we went on a pilgrimage to Lingotto, the palace of the automobile in the southern suburbs of Turin, begun in 1916 and opened in 1923.   After pizza in a Turkish café, we discovered the great car ramp:

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On the roof is the car track:

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Built to rival Detroit, it’s not surprising that it was so admired by Le Corbusier and Jim Stirling.

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