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Florence Historical Shops

Fiori Dino Florence, Italy

Fiori Dino Florence, Italy

Established in 1938 by Anacleto Nistri, Fiori Dino has become an important point of refrence in the city of Florence, Italy. Nistri started of selling plants and fresh flowers. In 1946 Dino joined the business and he later went on to become the owner...

Gelateria Florence, Italy

Gelateria Florence, Italy

Gelateria - The origin of the shop goes back to 1921 when Faustino Baroncini started selling milk. The Baroncini family later bought their own farm in the Serpiolle area and opened a shop on Via Celso in 1946 to sell milk, ice cream and whipped cream...

Gioielleria Roggi, Florence, Italy

Gioielleria Roggi, Florence, Italy

>Established in 1935 the Roggi Jewelry store keeps alive the tradition of excellence that has made Florence famous around the world. The shop has been in the hands of the same family and four generations have maintained the old skills to date. They a...

Idea Fiorita Florence, Italy

Idea Fiorita Florence, Italy

In the early 1940s, the architects that projected the cemetery loggia in Trespiano also built the commercial funds Via Bolognese. It was meant to host the sale of flowers and plants. From that time on Ermellina Balloni and Mario Cioni started selling...

Pasticceria Castaldini Florence, Italy

Pasticceria Castaldini Florence, Italy

Pasticceria Castaldini - The confectioner's shop was opened in 1928. After being in business for about 30 years the management passed over to Enzo Castaldini in 1956. Under Pietro Robiglio's guide he created new types of cakes and invented a special ...

Pasticceria Crociani Florence, Italy

Pasticceria Crociani Florence, Italy

The Crociani pastry shop started in 1940 by Maria Crociani. She started by selling ice-cream and bomboloni. Her sons Nello and Maria Pia Generini took over after her death, changing the shop into a pastry and ice cream parlour. Since modernization in...

Tipografia Legatoria Brogi Florence, Italy

Tipografia Legatoria Brogi Florence, Italy

Fortunato Brogi created the Brogi Printing Office and Bookbinder's in 1920. Notebooks, books, folders were hand-sewn by women, and transformed into precious objects. The preparation and composition of lead fused characters, as well as the finishing p...

Trattoria Da Burde Florence, Italy

Trattoria Da Burde Florence, Italy

"Burdèl" was the nick name of people, originally all from Romagna, selling pigs. One of them, called Barducci, started a wine-shop in 1901, called "Da Burde" and which was then in Via di Peretola. The final move to the present Via Pistoiese to...

Trattoria Damasco Florence, Italy

Trattoria Damasco Florence, Italy

The restaurant, situated in a 19th century building near the old bridge on the Mugnone stream, began its activity before 1940, selling foodstuffs and wines. The restaurant, lead by Giuseppe Moschini, worked through World War II amidst the bombing whi...