Friday, March 12, 2004

San Carlo Alle Quattro Fontane

Also called �San Carlino, � influential Baroque church in Rome that was designed by Francesco Borromini. It was commissioned in 1634 and was built during 1638 - 41, except for the tall facade, which was added in about 1667. Built to fit in a cramped and difficult site, the church has an unusual and somewhat irregular floor plan in the shape of a Greek cross defined by convex curves. The facade is similarly undulating