L.i.s.c. student collective
f 14 part. 1656
Surface area: 2,865.27 sq.m
The garden is attributable to Palazzo Barbarigo, built by the
Barbarigo family in the 1600s, probably on a design by Jacopo
Sansovino. In the 1700s the Palazzo was bought by
the Marcello family, and then by the Sangiantoffetti family.
University; then garden for use by the nearby primary school Ranier Michieli.
The University of Ca’ Foscari tried to sell the palazzo. The
decision raised eyebrows and was finally obstructed by the
Venice Municipal Council.
(the students association LISC uses the space for cultural activities)
After tests by the Regional Environmental Protection Agency
showed the presence of dioxin and mercury, an agreement was found between the Municipal Council and Ca’Foscari for it to be cleaned up.
The project was due to have started in September 2015.