Park Labrea Towers, Los Angeles, California

This image shows the then-recently constructed living complex known as the Park Labrea Towers. It is the largest housing development west of the Mississippi River.

The description states:


The fabulous project of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., in the heart of the “Miracle Mile”, Los Angeles, Calif.

–The Miracle Mile is a district Los Angeles identified with a section of Wilshire Boulevard, which was developed with the automobile in mind and became exceptionally popular.

This image likely dates from the 1950s.

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