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Broadway, Alcatraz

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The current buildings on Alcatraz were originally built as a military prison and converted to Federal prison in 1933. It remained as a prison until it's closure in 1963. It is now part of the the National Parks and open to the public.

This shows Cell Block B, more commonly known as Broadway, in the main prison area, taken on the evening tour of Alcatraz.

For more details see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alcatraz_Island or Alcatraz Island (U.S. National Park Service)

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A: Alcatraz Prision Hydrotherapy Room

Af DigitalProperties.ca - Bryan Groulx, 20 meter væk

The interior upper medical level of Alcatraz prision.   This is the doorway between the hydrotherapy ...

Alcatraz Prision Hydrotherapy Room

B: Alcatraz Prison Cell Block A

Af DigitalProperties.ca - Bryan Groulx, 20 meter væk

Main prison level of Alcatraz.   This is cell block A.    Read more about the history of the facility...

Alcatraz Prison Cell Block A

C: 147 Broadway

Af Matt Wellard, 20 meter væk

Cell 147, Broadway, Alcatraz. Not the sort of address you would want! Alcatraz cells are 5 feet by 9 ...

147 Broadway

D: Alcatraz Prisoners Library

Af Thomas Dideriksen, 30 meter væk

The prisoners library on Alcatraz. When in use, this library carried approximately 15000 books. The p...

Alcatraz Prisoners Library

E: Alcatraz Visiting Area

Af Matt Wellard, 30 meter væk

The current buildings on Alcatraz were originally built as a military prison and converted to Federal...

Alcatraz Visiting Area

F: Alcatraz Administration Entrance

Af Matt Wellard, 60 meter væk

This is the main entrance to the Administration Offices of Alcatraz. You can also see the remains of ...

Alcatraz Administration Entrance

G: Alcatraz Adminstration Entrance

Af DigitalProperties.ca - Bryan Groulx, 80 meter væk

Alcatraz Island, sometimes informally referred to as simply Alcatraz or locally as The Rock, is a sma...

Alcatraz Adminstration Entrance

H: Alcatraz Recreation Yard

Af Thomas Dideriksen, 80 meter væk

The recreation yard on Alcatraz. The prisoners on Alcatraz were allowed to use this yard on saturdays...

Alcatraz Recreation Yard

I: Alcatraz Exterior at Night

Af DigitalProperties.ca - Bryan Groulx, 110 meter væk

Alcatraz Exterior at Night

J: Alcatraz Recreation Yard

Af Thomas Dideriksen, 120 meter væk

The recreation yard on Alcatraz. The prisoners on Alcatraz were allowed to use this yard on saturdays...

Alcatraz Recreation Yard

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Dette er et overblik over The Bay Area

The Bay Area is renowned for its natural beauty, affluence, diversity, and progressive thinking new age reputation. Lots of ammenities, tours and hotels can be found all around the area.

San Francisco is the cultural and financial center of the Bay Area, and has the second highest population density of any major city in North America after New York City. It is also a major tourist destination, and transport and accommodation is plentiful, ranging from luxury hotels to cheap accommodation.

San Jose is the largest city in terms of population, land area, and industrial development, and is the center of Silicon Valley, a well-known high technology region. Oakland is a major manufacturing and distribution center, rail terminus/hub, and has the fourth largest container shipping port in the United States.

Largely because of San Francisco and Silicon Valley, the Bay Area presently ranks second only to the much larger New York City region in number of Fortune 500 company headquarters (April 2010 Fortune Magazine). 

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