Free Waterfront Property Might Not Be Free AnymoreMarch 19, 2009
If you’ve ever wanted to live on the water’s edge, breathe in the wonderful smell of salt air, and meditate to the sounds of sea gulls, all you have to do in the Bay Area is get sent to prison. Ever since Alcatraz played host to America’s bad guys, the Bay Area has had a thing for giving up its best waterfront properties to non-deserving outlaws. Oh, the irony.
San Quentin in Marin County, which is located on a prime peninsula, is now under the microscope (again) for being demolished and developed. Think condos, shops, and ferry boats… all where cons used to get gassed. The land value? An estimated $2 billion. But don’t take it from us. HERE is the article, straight from the Wall Street Journal.
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