Walking in the Garbatella neighborhood you cant notice, near the Teatro Palladium, a large building with the inscription Ex Public Baths, in the entrance to the head.
The building, owned Ater, was designed and built in the twenties by the architect Sabatini to host public toilets, then over time the building in Ferrati street was used as a furniture factory, until 2012, and remained abandoned for several years. In 2014, after the conclusion of an institutional agreement between the Region of Lazio, Roma Capitale, Rome City Hall VIII, Laziodisu Ater and the City of Rome, as the property owner, he attended a course designed by Laziodisu and agency rights of the Town Hall starts Roma VIII with the participation of hundreds of people and organized bodies that define a use part to give the structure the birth of a historic territorial documentation center.
Now take the name of ‘Moby Dick’ cultural and multi-purpose hub just opened that wants to mark the rebirth of this area thanks to the Lazio Region in collaboration with the Roma Tre University.
In the historic heart of Garbatella this new space, designed for students and citizens, offers three different rooms for consultation, reading and cultural activities as well as a library designed by the University Roma Tre network with the circuit of university libraries and an Italian language school for migrants.
“At such a time, marked by strong migration flows, nominate this place to be the House of Culture,” said Zingaretti.
Biblioteca Pubblica Moby Dick
Via Edgardo Ferrati 3
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