Sunday, October 4, 2015

Four Palms

Piazza del Municipio, Livorno
After few months of works, the other half of Piazza del Municipio is taking shape: here they were transplanting four huge palm trees. These photos were taken in mid September, the square is now complete and we will see it soon.
Piazza del Municipio, Livorno
Piazza del Municipio, Livorno
I keep missing the fascination of our city with this kind of trees, already present in the part of the square refurbished a few years ago.

Work in Progress - The Other Half

Town Hall - Palazzo Granducale - Piazza del Municipio - Municipal Building - Town Hall Facade

14 comments:

Lois said...

Those palm trees must be really big to require such a large crane!

Revrunner said...

Wow! That one HECK of a potted plant.

Lowell said...

I love the square. It will look fantastic when done. Palm trees have a special pull - perhaps because they symbolize tropical warmth and breezes. Ocala is right on the edge of palm tree weather. Some can stand colder weather but others can't. Three big trees froze in our yard before we bought the house.

Dina said...

Many criticized our mayor for recently spending thousands to line the entrance road to town with rows of tall palms.
But your four will be just enough and add lots to the piazza, I think. Glad you got the historic pictures of the cranes in action.

Gunn said...

I find it exotic to see trees like these .....

Luis Gomez said...

Beautiful shots! I think the palms will look great.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

The four palm trees will add that tropical touch, looks good when they put in mature trees to start with, instant result!

Sharon Anck said...

It's amazing the amount of work to move a palm tree. The square looks great.

Birdman said...

I hear there a palms in Ireland too. Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa?

William Kendall said...

That's a whole lot of work!

RedPat said...

Palm trees always seem so exotic to us northeners!

Jack said...

I think four large palm trees will look good there.

EG CameraGirl said...

I bet it looks great with the palm trees!

José Mendonça said...

Palm Trees keep dying here, not even one around my house has survived...