LYNWOOD, Calif.—The air con within the meals corridor is damaged. The parking zone is cracked. And for greater than a yr, the Plaza Mexico purchasing heart operated underneath bankruptcy-court safety.
However on a latest Sunday, households flocked to the 400,000-square-foot purchasing heart about 15 miles south of downtown Los Angeles. Youngsters rode the outside carousel and customers rested within the shade on benches close to the middle’s “kiosco,” a gazebo-like construction generally present in Mexican plazas.
Retired machine operator Gerardo Vicente Badillo, who moved to the U.S. from the Mexican metropolis Torreón 40 years in the past, visits nearly day