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Out of Palermo

Palermo unanimously voted Italian Culture Capital for 2018

Palermo will be Italy's culture capital for the year 2018.
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Cityscape

A beautiful view of Palermo
Palermo can take your breath away. Monte Pellegrino is in the background. This greensward is where the Luna Park amusement park was for many years.
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Politeama sepia post card

From the Facebook group "Palermo in Bianco e Nero" (Palermo in black and white), a group pf passionate Palermo lovers, many of whom are amateur historians of the city, great connoisseurs of the city. I will translate the first few comments here:

When the palms were still little!
Splendid.
When the theater was brand new!
When Palermitans loved and respected Palermo. Read More 
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Columns in the archives.

Here is another view of the Palermo city archives.
Today a thumb drive could contain it all.
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Inside the Palermo city archive

It's Dizzying.
The Palermo city archives off Via Maqueda is an experience in itself. It was designed like the inside of a cargo ship. It was recently spruced up and the staff offer guided tours of the collections. Thanks to Facebook group Palermo in Bianco e Nero for this photo. This shot is taken from the  Read More 
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