In the years when Firenze was the Italian Capital, from 1865 to 1871,
the architect Giuseppe Poggi was appointed to review the urban plan-layout of the city.
The aim was to heighten-raise the narrow province territory of the Lorena
to a widespread European reality.
The constructions were massive and they were argued
because were required substantial changes to the city plan:
the majestic city walls, projected by Arnolfo di Cambio, were teared down and a ring of boulevards,
just like the Parisian ones, were created leaving only the majestic towers of the city doors...
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