Outlined in the grey November sky, the statue of the Virgin Mary sits upon the Duomo of Milan overlooking the city. It was placed after 388 years of construction of the gothic masterpiece that took over six centuries to complete. The Madonnina, nicknamed “little Mary” and being the center and high point of the duomo, was given special privilege amongst the Milanese skyline. In its honor, nothing could be built higher than the golden statue. This rule was respected by the people of Milan so when Pirelli finished building their skyscraper, not far from the duomo, a replica of the Madonnina was placed on the top to honor the tradition. This was done again with the newest high point in 2010 and


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