The Urbanist

Tall Stories 173: The Column of Justice, Florence

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9 September 2019

06 minutes


Photo: Alamy

We’re off to Florence to admire a 16th-century monument in Piazza Santa Trinita. The Column of Justice, an 11-metre-tall granite column with a statue of Justice perched atop, has a particular positioning and peculiar history that tells us some truths about the relationship between art and the city.

9 September 2019

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