Saving San Filippino

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), Ambassador Magazine – Spring 2016

To the untrained eye, it is just a boarded-up door on a street of buildings that have been standing since the Medieval Ages – not an unusual sight in a Tuscan town. The door is largely forgotten, with trashcans blocking it from view and truck-drivers using its entrance way as parking spots, completely unaware of the Renaissance-era treasures hidden behind the decrepit façade. But for the first time in decades, someone has taken an interest in what is behind the decaying door in the town of Castiglion Fiorentino, and it just might be this sleepy community’s saving grace… [Read More]



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