A view looking into Al Capone's cell at Eastern State Penitentiary. The famous Chicago gangster spent eight months of a one year sentence for concealed weapons, at Eastern State Penitentiary in 1929. His cell contained an oriental rug, fine furniture, including a cabinet radio. Located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the correctional facility operated from 1829 through 1971, when it was closed. In 1980 the City of Philiadelphia bought the penitentiary, but it stood abandoned for years. Then in
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