Why did Alcatraz close?

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Jasmyn Hinton

Because of rising costs and deteriorating facilities. Alcatraz was the most expensive prison of any state or federal institution.


Christa Tintelnot

Alcatraz closed because of rising costs and deteriorating facilities.

Alcatraz become to expensive to operate. A new institution could be built for cheaper it also put pollution into San Francisco Bay

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