World War II veteran Mitchel Chockla, now 96, in front of his house on April 7, 2017, holding a street sign designated in his name by Miami-Dade County and the city of South Miami. He moved into South Miami with his family in 1951. He’s considered one of the last original homeowners in South Miami.
World War II veteran Mitchel Chockla, now 96, in front of his house on April 7, 2017, holding a street sign designated in his name by Miami-Dade County and the city of South Miami. He moved into South Miami with his family in 1951. He’s considered one of the last original homeowners in South Miami. PEDRO PORTAL pportal@miamiherald.com
World War II veteran Mitchel Chockla, now 96, in front of his house on April 7, 2017, holding a street sign designated in his name by Miami-Dade County and the city of South Miami. He moved into South Miami with his family in 1951. He’s considered one of the last original homeowners in South Miami. PEDRO PORTAL pportal@miamiherald.com

For 66 years, he has lived on this block, now named for the World War II veteran

April 28, 2017 9:00 AM