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Metropolitain Correctional Center
|Official name:||William J. Campbell United States Courthouse annex|
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Surprisingly attractive, considerfing its grim purpose. I've been in this building--not, I hasten to add, as a guest of the Metropolitan Correctional Center, but as a user of the General Services Administration Interagency Motor Pool garage, which in the 1980's occupied the lower level.
Alan Follett - Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012 @ 12:54pm
The cellblock windows are 5" wide, the maximum allowed without bars. The building is triangular so that all the perimeter cells can be observed from the center. Only one escape has ever been made--prisoners smashed out the concrete around a window during a thunderstorm. The building has been repainted a slightly darker color than the original, sending some preservationists into a tizzy.
David Perry - Monday, February 9th, 2009 @ 4:49pm
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