Bologna Rosso

A view from the Torre d’Asinelli

For decades after World War II, while the increasingly corrupt Christian Democrats held national office in Italy, the Bolognese chose communists to lead their local government. For Bologna it was a happy choice. The city known as “Red Bologna” prospered. This is a collection of images of Bologna that reflect its rather gentle, slightly crumbling orangish-red.

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