Palazzo Giustizia – Rome Justice Palace Building

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Historic Architecture in the Italian Capital City: 20th Century Rome building – design by Calderini, Italy

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Palazzo Giustizia

Location: Piazza dei Tribunali – just east of Castel S.Angelo, north bank of Tiber, Prati district

Date built: 1888-1910

Design: Calderini

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The Palace of Justice, Rome, is the seat of the Supreme Court of Cassation and the Judicial Public Library. It fronts onto the Piazza dei Tribunali, the Via Triboniano, the Piazza Cavour, and the Via Ulpiano. The huge building is popularly called in Italian the Palazzaccio (the bad Palace).

Designed by the Perugia architect Guglielmo Calderini and built between 1888 and 1910, the Palace of Justice is considered one of the grandest of the new buildings which followed the proclamation of Rome as the capital city of the Kingdom of Italy. The foundation stone was laid on 14 March 1888 in the presence of Giuseppe Zanardelli, Minister of Justice and Keeper of the Great Seal, who had insisted on a prestigious location in the Prati district, where various other new court buildings were already going up.

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Adjacent building immediately to west:

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Adjacent buildings include:

Castel S.Angelo
Castel S.Angelo
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Roman Palaces

Palazzo Barberini
Palazzo Barberini
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Palazzo di Quirinale, Piazza di Quirinale, northeast Rome
Palazzo di Quirinale
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Palazzo Venezia, Piazza Venezia
Palazzo Venezia
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Palazzo Massimo
Palazzo Massimo
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