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Metropolitan Correctional Center, Chicago by Kevin G Saunders

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Sep 27, 2012
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The Metropolitan Correctional Center, Chicago (MCC Chicago) is a federal remand center in the United States, located in downtown Chicago, Illinois, at the intersection of Clark and Van Buren Streets. It has a triangular footprint, and has an exercise yard for the prisoners on its roof. The architect Harry Weese of Chicago designed the facility which was built in 1975.
Access to the rooftop exercise yard is limited to at most twice a week for 2 hours at a time. There is also access to the gym once or twice a week.
There is a library that houses movies as well as books that prisoners can utilize twice a week.
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Notable inmates
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Marc Dreier, former New York attorney (as an in-transit prisoner)
James Marcello, reputed onetime head of Chicago Outfit
Mel Reynolds, former Congressman
Tony Rezko, businessman
Gerald Scarpelli, mobster who hanged himself in a shower
Vicente Zambada-Niebla, Sinaloa Cartel leader
Sam Hurd, Chicago Bears Receiver

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