Palazzo delle Assicurazioni Generali, on the banks of Trieste, was commissioned in 1883 by the Assicurazioni Generali company, founded in 1831, to engineer Eugenio Geiringer. The construction of the building began in 1884 and ended in 1886. The building, in neo-Greek style, was enlarged in the second decade of the twentieth century with a rear wing.

On the façade, a tympanum with two obelisks bears the wording “Assicurazioni Generali”, the year of foundation of the Company and the construction of the building. In the vestibule there is a large bronze bas-relief depicting warriors and winged victories, the work of the Genoese sculptor Luigi Supino. In 1939 Carlo Sbisa painted two frescoes in the atrium of the building. In the Council Room there are numerous historical pieces and honors including the San Giusto d’Oro, delivered by the city to Assicurazioni Generali to proudly represent Trieste the whole world. Palazzo delle Generali was the first building in Trieste to use electric light for office lighting

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