Lorena Velasco

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Abandoned Lisbon: Teatro Variedades

July 27, 2017

Photographer Lorena Velasco takes us inside the abandoned Teatro Variedades for a glimpse at what’s inside, opening up a time capsule that hasn’t been touched for the last 25 years.

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Abandoned Lisboa: The Comboio Graveyard in Barreiro

April 18, 2017

Across the river from Lisbon in Barreiro, disused trains sit on overgrown tracks, rusting under the elements and awaiting whatever fate will befall them.

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Lisbon Balconies: A Little Nature in Your Nook

March 6, 2017

Want your balcony to be the envy of the neighborhood? What grows where depends on how much light and space you have, and how often you remember to water. To give you few tips to make your thumbs greener, Atlas is here to help.

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A Walk Inside the Abandoned Trafaria Prison

February 18, 2017

Presídio da Trafaria was where opponents of the Salazar regime were tried, defended by crooked lawyers, beaten seven ways from Sunday, and then jailed and left to rot.

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The Forgotten Side of Cervejaria Portugália

January 9, 2017

If you’ve ever wondered about the huge abandoned building attached to the famous Portugália restaurant on Almirante Reis, you’re in luck. Atlas photographer Lorena Velasco takes us on a tour inside the crumbling walls of the former Germânia beer factory, established in 1913 and designed by architect António Rodrigues da Silva Júnior. The fábrica originally occupied a 15,000-square-meter lot […]

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