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Nuova Palazzina di Lorenzo Nottolini

The renovation project of the entire building, called the Nuova Palazzina, was carried out by Bernardino Poli in 1870. The 58 rooms on the ground floor were where the Appeals Court and offices were located.

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The renovation project began in 1868, when the rooms were donated to the province in order to house the Appeals Court and its offices. Three rooms were used as the Meeting Room, the Deliberations Chamber and the Secretary’s Office. The Secretary’s Office, which is occupied by the city administration today, had a painted ceiling and walls decorated with green and gold French wallpaper. This room was designed by Valentino Betti from Lucca. The floor was colored with oil paint and the room was heated by a wood stove, decorated in bronze. The Meeting Room, which is now the office of the president, had a painted ceiling and walls decorated with green and gold French wallpaper. This room was designed by Valentino Betti from Lucca. The floor was colored with oil paint, and the room was heated by a wood stove, decorated in white marble. In the Deliberations Chamber, which is where the Office of the Secretary today, the renovation work done was impressive and featured the ex-novo construction of perimeter walls, a beautifully decorated ceiling in stucco and an oil-painted floor. Also containing a marble-decorated stove, the room was decorated by the painter Antonio Ghilardi with red, floral-inspired wallpaper.

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