Eastern State Penitentiary / by Tim Gerdes

the historic Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, was the first prison designed with the Quaker philosophy of penitence through isolation. Closed since the 1970s, when the cost of repairs became prohibitive, the decaying Eastern State is now a historic site. 

Death Row

Al Capone's cell

The Hospital

Operating Room

Star of David from the synagogue door

Synagogue door

Chaplain's office