THE FIRST VENICE CARNIVAL WITHOUT THE GRITTI PALACE

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Tomorrow is the start of the 2012 Venice Carnival themed “Life is Theatre! It’s time to get Masked”. Sadly it is the first Carnival without The Gritti Palace though we will be back better than ever in 2013.  For all … Continue reading

A VENETIAN TRADITION

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Today we’d like to share with you a video taken during the traditional Venetian Festivity “Madonna della Salute” which dates back to the 17th Century. After the terrible plague that decimated Venice’s population between 1575 and 1577, the city was … Continue reading

A NEW YEAR

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Best wishes to all of you for a serene, healthy, and remarkable 2012. We are now two months into our meticulous restoration – two months which have seen the careful dismantling, preparation, and transferral of each and every precious antique, … Continue reading

DEMOLITION OF THE GROUND FLOOR RESTAURANT AND SALONS

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Work continued this week on demolishing the ground floor public areas of The Gritti Palace, in particular the Grand Canal side section that incorporated Restaurant Club del Doge, and the area immediately behind which comprised the Sala Specchi and Salone Gritti meeting and … Continue reading

PROTECTING THE GRITTI PALACE AGAINST CONTINUOUS HIGH TIDE FLOODING

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We are now in the phase of demolition of the floors of the public ground level area to prepare for the first phase of the construction of the concrete protective basin. The quote over ZMPS – the Oceanographic zero of … Continue reading

THE GRITTI PALACE RESTORATION HAS STARTED

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WELCOME TO THE GRITTI PALACE BLOG We would like to share with you the images and the various phases of the restoration and keep you updated with work in progress. Led by interior designer Chuck Chewning, the restoration will include … Continue reading