Milan: Metropolix has been evicted

This morning on the 17th of September Carabinieri and cops evicted the squat and youth-hostel Metropolix, in Zara street. The eviction, which was carried out by a complex squad of 80 Carabinieri’s and cops, happened as a result of an execution of a decree of “confiscation” by the court, and started this morning right after 7.30, ending without any “incidents”.


Milan: Presentation of Metropolix house

10 October 1998: in Minniti square, core of ‘the Island’ neighborhood, Metropolix was born. a squatted house and a real answer to housing problems of fifty students and student-workers. A new round in the path of gaining rights to house and self-organized social spaces within a city that seems to close itself into the perverted logics of its ‘masters’. One year after the squatting the project of Metropolix goes on and duplicates with the youth hostel. We offered a service that lacked in our city. More than two thousands people hung around there, they inter-crossed their experiences and knowledges giving life to an extraordinary social experiment and to a network of relations that has enriched both ourselves and the city of Milano as a whole. [Read More]