1850: the old market in Piazza della Repubblica. The column is still there!

1850: the old market in Piazza della Repubblica. The column is still there!

1890-1900: Piazza del Mercato Vecchio after removal of some buildings, ready to be turned into a new square: Piazza della Repubblica. You can see Loggia del Pesce (the fish market) that will be moved to Piazza dei Ciompi, near by Santa Croce.

1890-1900: Piazza del Mercato Vecchio after removal of some buildings, ready to be turned into a new square: Piazza della Repubblica. You can see Loggia del Pesce (the fish market) that will be moved to Piazza dei Ciompi, near by Santa Croce.

1880: Colonna dell'Abbondanza in Piazza del Mercato Vecchio (old market), now Piazza della Repubblica. You can note that the column was surrounded by the old meatpacking buildings of the market. Note the typical skyline from the middle age...

1880: Colonna dell'Abbondanza in Piazza del Mercato Vecchio (old market), now Piazza della Repubblica. You can note that the column was surrounded by the old meatpacking buildings of the market. Note the typical skyline from the middle age...

In 1800 Via Calimala was called Via Calimara and it was smaller. Here is how it appeared from Piazza della Repubblica (imagine to have the column on your right)

In 1800 Via Calimala was called Via Calimara and it was smaller. Here is how it appeared from Piazza della Repubblica (imagine to have the column on your right)

1880: Piazza del Mercato Vecchio (now Piazza della Repubblica) as seen from Via degli Strozzi. Compare this with http://pinterest.com/pin/218002438182254618/

1880: Piazza del Mercato Vecchio (now Piazza della Repubblica) as seen from Via degli Strozzi. Compare this with http://pinterest.com/pin/218002438182254618/

Antonio Fontanesi "Mercato vecchio di Firenze" - "Old Market of Florence" (1867)

Antonio Fontanesi "Mercato vecchio di Firenze" - "Old Market of Florence" (1867)

1890: another amazing view of the old Piazza Repubblica. Part of Loggia del Pesce is visible on the other side of the square.

1890: another amazing view of the old Piazza Repubblica. Part of Loggia del Pesce is visible on the other side of the square.

Una foto eccezionale del 1856 ci mostra il Duomo con la facciata grezza con in primo piano le case e le torri del Ghetto e del Mercato Vecchio in seguito abbattute per il cosiddetto "risanamento".

Una foto eccezionale del 1856 ci mostra il Duomo con la facciata grezza con in primo piano le case e le torri del Ghetto e del Mercato Vecchio in seguito abbattute per il cosiddetto "risanamento".

1926: this drawing shows how "piazza del mercato vecchio" turned into "piazza della repubblica" how we know... albergo savoya replaced a block of ancient buildings and S.Tommaso church.. the small Via degli speziali was enlarged. compare this pic with the other here: http://pinterest.com/pin/218002438182254618/

1926: this drawing shows how "piazza del mercato vecchio" turned into "piazza della repubblica" how we know... albergo savoya replaced a block of ancient buildings and S.Tommaso church.. the small Via degli speziali was enlarged. compare this pic with the other here: http://pinterest.com/pin/218002438182254618/

Fabio Borbottoni, 1820-1902, chiesa di sant'andrea

Fabio Borbottoni, 1820-1902, chiesa di sant'andrea


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1920: Via Calimala

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The Duomo and Piazza S.Giovanni at the corner with Via Roma and Via dei Pecori.

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maybe 1900: lungarno Vespucci (note that Vespucci Bridge was not there yet)

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1905: Piazza Davanzati, in front of Palazzo Davanzati half visible in the pic, as seen from Via Sassetti. The area was still under reconstruction.

1905: Piazza Davanzati, in front of Palazzo Davanzati half visible in the pic, as seen from Via Sassetti. The area was still under reconstruction.

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