Sinkholes threaten historic churches in the centuries-old center of Naples, Italy; Matt Hickman; Architect’s Newspaper

Naples, Italy’s third-largest city and one of the oldest continuously populated urban areas in the world, has grappled with its fair share of international headline–grabbing troubles in recent chapters of its over-2,800-year history: a waste management crisis, mafia warfare, social inequity, and sinkholes so large that—somewhat ironically, considering the city’s infamous waste woes—garbage trucks have plunged into them.

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