Canvas Azimut de siluetas, Lagasca street. The name of the street has its origin in the Botanical Garden´s director, Mariano de Lagasca, born in 1776 and died in 1839.
It is located between Calle de Alcalá and Calle de López de Hoyos, in Salamanca district, which is one of the 21 districts that make up the municipality of Madrid. Its name cames from its builder, the Malaga builder José de Salamanca and Mayol, the Marqués de Salamanca, who promoted and built it in part in the 19th century. It has become one of the most important commercial areas of the city and one of the neighborhoods with the highest standard of living in Europe, with the largest luxury shopping area in Madrid around Serrano, Claudio Coello and Ortega y Gasset streets.
In the southern area of ??the Salamanca district there was a railway station (Niño Jesús Station) where the old railway line of Arganda ended, part of it has been used for the extension of Line 9 of Madrid Underground