29 Jan '13, 3pm

Fendi to fund Trevi Fountain repairs in Rome

Fendi to fund Trevi Fountain repairs in Rome

Fendi will finance a renovation of Rome’s famous Trevi Fountain, becoming the latest luxury group to fund repairs to priceless heritage in times of austerity. The 2.12 million euro ($2.85 million) repairs on the nearly 300-year-old fountain will be finished by 2015, Rome’s city hall and Fendi said in a note. Fendi’s artistic director Karl Lagerfeld, who is also a celebrated photographer, said he would be publishing a book on the fountains of Rome that will feature some of his daguerreotypes — an antique type of photograph. The “Fendi for Fountains” project will also include funding to restore Quattro Fontane, late Renaissance fountains gracing each corner of a busy intersection which are blackened with soot. Under the deal with Rome city authorities, Fendi’s logo can be displayed on building site signs during the repairs and the company can hang a plaque near the monuments...

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