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Notes on the Geography of Italy: Rome's Future in the Past: Photo 13

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Rome was equally bound to its past, in no small part because preservation proved profitable. Here's Tourist Central, the Spanish Steps. Descending from the church of the Trinita dei Monti, the steps were built in the 1720s at the expense, ironically, of the French ambassador. The name comes from the Spanish embassy, which has been nearby since the 17th century. Once Lord Byron was its neighbor; now the neighbors are American Express and Hugo Boss.

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