THE EDIFICIO COREA: An American colony in Franco’s Madrid

Here’s a different look at Madrid. In the 1950s, when the Torrejon Air Force Base was built and American military forces arrived, both personnel and their families moved into a neighborhood in the north of Madrid. The picture you see with the yellow rings shows you when it was just built and in the middle of nowhere. It would become a community of “Little America” as well as one of the hottest nightlife zones in the city. Listen and learn more!

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