Milan, a City Closed

Since the Italian government ordered a lockdown of Italy’s northern regions, which soon expanded to the rest of the country, Milan has been transformed, its normally teeming streets and piazze deserted. In “Milan, a City Closed,” Franco Pagetti, on assignment for The New Yorkerdocumented the fashion capital under the coronavirus quarantine, capturing its iconic landmarks, attractions, and residential neighborhoods empty and enveloped by a striking silence.

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