CO.AS.IT. Italian Carlton: Online PresentationCO.AS.IT. Italian Historical Society

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CO.AS.IT. Italian Carlton: Online Presentation

CO.AS.IT. Italian Carlton: Online Presentation, by well-known historian and author Dr Celestina Sagazio celebrates Carlton’s rich Italian built and cultural heritage and is available on the CO.AS.IT., Melbourne website. The presentation can also be used with the CO.AS.IT. Italian Carlton Tour.

Dr Celestina Sagazio, well-known historian and author, presents an informative and engaging online presentation which explores and brings to life the special character that is Italian Carlton.

Featuring images from the CO.AS.IT. Italian Historical Society’s Collection, the online presentation provides a unique visual record of the Italian influence on this iconic Melbourne suburb. Striking built heritage such as Benvenuta (now Medley Hall) and the World Heritage listed Royal Exhibition Building and iconic restaurants and cafes such as University Cafe are highlighted, along with many fascinating stories that have shaped the development of this much loved and respected Melbourne multicultural precinct. The celebrated Lygon Street is still referred to as “Melbourne’s Little Italy”.

The online presentation can also be used with the Italian Carlton Self-Guided Tour which encourages users to explore Carlton’s unique Italian cultural heritage including CO.AS.IT.’s Alice Pasquini Mural.

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