Brussels World Fair 1935

Theme of transport and colonization

April 27, 1935 - November 6, 1935


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Innocenti Tower

Innocenti Tower at the Exhibition Brussels 1935

© E. Sergysels

The Italian pavilions were dominated by a tower 109 metres high, built entirely of metal tubes by the workers of the Innocenti factory.

Raised on top of a wooded hill, this curious building could be seen from all parts of the Exhibition and even from quite far away from the World's Fair. In the evening, a white, green and red revolving light was lit on top of this building, to which the illuminations of the Parc Forestier gave a fairy-like aspect, an unreal lightness.

© Le Livre d'Or de l'Exposition Universelle de Bruxelles 1935