Author: Shirley Lewis

Shirley Lewis spent about a month ?stalking? these Liberty buildings in Florence, both near the centre and farther afield. Follow her blog at
April 3, 2014

Nouveau Florence

Although Florence is inseparably tied to her Renaissance, Romanesque and Gothic roots and does not willingly stray towards modernism, another architectural style is apparent in some areas of the city: art nouveau.           In Italy, the style was initially called ‘Floral,’ then &