1900: Via degli Strozzi as seen from Via Tornabuoni. On the right you can see small piece of Palazzo Strozzi. In the middle of the image the arch that was erected in Piazza della Repubblica few years before. Keep in mind that all the area in the picture was brand new!
The "Santa Trinita" bridge is a real icon in the history of Florence's bridges. Erected in 1252 it has been seriously damaged by floods many times, and rebuilt by famous architects like Taddeo Gaddi or Bartolomeo Ammannati.