¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 1 “Galleria Vittoria Emanuele”, where at a certain four corners near the Scala the fronts of the old stores have been replaced by a hansome front and the two streets arched over for a considerable distance with a hansome circular glass roof, forming a domed cross, a fine arcade for stores and a great re- sort for promenaders [sic] and loafers in the Evening where the many gas lights near the roof have a brilliant effect (2000)
¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 The corners of the blocks are all cut back so that the centre forms an octogon [sic]- on each of the four ends so formed are placed four marble statues of prominent Italians, and two more at each of the four extremities of the cross. Some fine (4) large frescoes over head on the octogon [sic]. Length 960 ft each street 48 ft Done 180 ft high. At the entrances, gable roofs supported by large round columns. Arched roof 94 ft high- Cost $1600.000.
¶ 5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 Hotel Cavour is situated on the edge of the fine park, half mile from the best shops. In front of it stands a good colossal bronze statue of Count Cavour on a Granite pedestal, on the base of which sits a bronze figure of Clio just finishing his name on her tablet.