Online Gazetteer of Sixteenth Century Florence

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Square 15

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  • 1 - S. Bernaba Con.
  • 2 - S. Orsola Con.

Streets, Parishes, Notes:

"Quarter: S. Giovanni, Parish, S. Lorenzo, Streets: Borgo La Noce {p}, V Chiara, V Guelfa {p}, V Panciale, V Porcaia (V S. Antonino {p}), V Romito, V S. Orsola, V Tedesca (V Nazionale {p}). Square 15 had many households, some shops, some patricians, many households with servants, many households w/o surnames and many widows. Weavers were likely here. This square was much changed in the 1870s when the Mercato Centrale was built."

Photo courtesy Musei Comunali Firenze.
map of square 15