Spectacular Color Pictures Show Life In 1950s Mexico City

In the mid-20th century, the population of Mexico City was over 3 million and the city was thriving with rapid development projects and economic growth. The first skyscraper, 40-story Torre Latinoamericana was built in the 1950s. The construction of the Ciudad Universitaria from 1950 to 1953 had a noticeable effect on subsequent architecture in the city. The 1968 Olympic Games brought the construction of large sporting facilities and in 1969, the Metro system was inaugurated.

Here below are some fascinating color pictures that show life in 1950s Mexico City.

Avatar of Aung Budhh

Written by Aung Budhh

Husband + Father + librarian + Poet + Traveler + Proud Buddhist. I love you with the breath, the smiles and the tears of all my life.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *