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Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia, Pa





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8. Closer...

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9. The cats represent the cats that took over the prison grounds after it closed in 1971...

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12. Notice the camo'ed cat at the bottom...

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13. CB5...

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22. All the cool dark dank hallways are locked off...

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23. Art installation depicting a crumbling ceiling in mid-fall...

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25. Modern cells with electric locks, completed in the 1950s...

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26. Some of the wings are falling apart...

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30. Replica of a Guantanamo Bay jail cell...

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32. The Psych Ward scenes in "12 Monkeys" was shot here...

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34. Rapist and murders who served our country...

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38. Creepy jail cell door that is bricked up. I wonder what may be sealed inside...

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40. Luxury suite...

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41. I wonder if the mattresses just turned to dust after 40 years...

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42. Regular and then bricked...

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43. I like that they even left the dirt sitting on the rails...

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44. I guess this would have been what the average roomed looked like...

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45. 667, neighbor of the beast...

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46. Used green gel in here, didn't really turn out as cool as I had hoped...

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47. Guard towers at each corner and some very high walls...

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49. Solitary confinement aka "the hole" which literally is, a hole. It had stairs that went down and the ceiling looked like you would have to duck to walk through, not fun...

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51. We stay reppin' B-more!

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55. Really old can...

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56. Nature tried it's best to reclaim this room. But judging by the lack of green I would say this is dead now...

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58. Al Capone did 8 months at ESP for a weapons possession charge. His room was a little nicer than the rest...

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60. In the early days they practiced a strict rule of no human contact. When prisoners were taken to other parts of the building they had to wear hoods...

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61. Visitors room...

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