La Roquette Prisons

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Prison de la Roquette

The La Roquette Prisons were prisons in the 11th arrondissement of Paris, on both sides of rue de la Roquette. Opened in 1830, they were finally closed in 1974. Today the site of la petite Roquette is occupied by square de la Roquette, the largest square in the 11th arrondissement.