“Quinta da Curraleira” is the actual territory after which the whole “favela” of Curraleira was named. It still preserves the rurality of the former “favela”. Together with “Bairro Horizonte” it maintains the atmosphere of an urban farm. Behind the corrugated metal sheets “Quinta do Nelson” even holds a herd of sheeps. Continue reading “Quinta da Curraleira”
Picheleira is not a new built area but already existed at the times of “antiga Curraleira”. However today it is situated in the middle of the USER intervention territory. Continue reading “Picheleira”
It is a calm social housing neighborhood. It has several coffees and people hang out together on the streets. The presence of “Sementes a Crescer” within this neighborhood promotes the conviviality within the “bairro”. Continue reading “Bairro Nascimento Costa”
The SAAL cooperative Horizonte was one of the first SAAL initiatives applied in antiga Curraleira. It was dedicated to the people that have lost their homes in the uncontrolled fire of 1975. Continue reading “SAAL cooperative Horizonte”
“Quinta do Lavrado” is a social housing block that is still situated on the side of the council “Penha da França”.