Online Gazetteer of Sixteenth Century Florence

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Square 16

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  • 1 - S. Basilio - Conservatorio dello Spirito Santo
  • 2 - Pal. Ginori

Streets, Parishes, Notes:

"Quarter: S. Giovanni, Parish: S. Lorenzo, Streets: Canto alla Macine, V dei Ginori {p}, V della Macine, V della Stufa, V Guelfa {p}, V Larga (V Cavour {p}). Square 16 had many households, many shops, many patricians, many households with servants, many householdw w/o surnames and many widows. Weavers were likely here. In 1551 the sculptor B. Bandinelli lived in this square (V dei Ginori)."

Photo courtesy Musei Comunali Firenze.
map of square 16