The 5th 1948 Rikers virtual tour close-up is immediately to the right of the 4th and shows more penitentiary cell block building extensions as well as the extension for the combination inmate chapels, theatre and, auditorium. To the right of the penitentiary structures, a line of inmates can be seen proceeding to the athletic area where other inmates and staff appear already assembled for some activity, event or program. Above both the end of the penitentiary area and the begining the athletic field area can be seen a complex of farm structures. Rikers farming included produce, poultry and pigs.

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5th of 14 detail views of 1948 Rikers Island aerial photo

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