19C Development of Lapa and Casa Carlucci
Lapa, a residential neighborhood in Lisbon, Portugal, was an aristocratic area during the nineteenth century. It is known for its lavish and historic buildings. Lapa is still considered a desirable neighborhood to this day. It is home to the Basílica da Estrela, the Assembleia da República, and one of the highest hills in Lisbon.
Casa Carlucci, built in 1878 for the Count of Olivais e Penha Longa, is also located in this neighborhood. It sits on Rua de Sacramento along with other stately buildings.