Therius is kinda like this. The market near the ocean, then buildings progressively getting nicer until you reach the castle.
Florence 1470 .:3:. by Tadarida on DeviantArt
Italy 1420 The woman is wearing a burgundian gown with tight sleeves and a balzo, The man is wearing a velvet tunic with huge, flared and dagged sleeves and colorful hose..:2:. by Tadarida.deviantart.com on @DeviantArt