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Crespi d'Adda
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Crespi d'Adda

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Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Italy
Description:
Crespi d'Adda in Capriate San Gervasio in Lombardy is an outstanding example of the 19th- and early 20th-century 'company towns' built in Europe and North America by enlightened industrialists to meet the workers' needs. The site is still remarkably intact and is partly used for industrial purposes, although changing economic and social conditions now threaten its survival.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Crespi d'Adda", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.