13th of 14 detail views of 1948 Rikers island aerial photo
The 13th 1948 Rikers virtual tour close-up (originally L-shaped but split to fit):
TOP: Two chapels for resident clergy, front of penitentiary with its flag pole and traffic circle, and the hospital (now North Infirmary Command). Note the hospital's traffic circle appears on the side opposite of the building from where its entrance traffic circle is now.
BOTTOM: Various industrial buildings, such as the laundry and bakery.
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