The first “mid-rise” building in the City of Bell, Murray Place is a five-story apartment building for low-income senior citizens, which was jointly sponsored by Old Timers Foundation and the National Council of Senior Citizens.
Funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the City of Bell, the building contains 72 one-bedroom units. Four residential floors sit atop a ground floor level which houses resident parking and all community spaces.
Designed in the tradition of Stream Line Moderne, the building thrusts toward Florence Avenue and steps down to three stories at the residential neighborhood behind. Community spaces anchor the Florence Avenue facade, while the residential units above wrap around a south facing courtyard above the first floor parking level.