Ex Libris Building
E x Libris is the Latin expression that literally means “from the Books of”.
The name of this building does not deny the tradition of this street, which connects Praça Luís de Camões to Largo Trindade Coelho, in Chiado, already communicating with the typical Bairro Alto.
Literary and journalistic activity has always been a strength of this artery and the Ex Libris building is proof of that, having been the headquarters of O Diário Ilustrado, suspended in 1956, and home to Livraria Camões. Read more