City Prison (The Tombs)

City Prison (The Tombs) New York City


Stock #: 683193
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: New York City
State: New York (NY)
County: New York
Publisher: The American Art Publishing Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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City Prison, known as The Tombs, is located on the corner of Leonard and Centre Streets, a dismal structure of Egyptian architecture where prisoners are held pending trial, connected to Criminal Courts Building by the famous "Bridge of Sighs," which forms an arch between the two building over Franklin Street.