Shea Stadium was located in Flushing in Queens, New York City, on the site of what is now parking for Citi Field. Demolition of the stadium started in October 2008 and the locations of Shea’s home plate, pitcher’s plate, and bases are marked in the parking lot.
The last registered prisoner at Alcatraz was Frank Clay Weatherman, who arrived on December 14, 1962. He was also the last of the final prisoners to board the boat leaving Alcatraz Island when the prison closed on March 21, 1963.
The wooden garage where, in 1938, Dave Packard and Bill Hewlett worked on the first electronic products for what would become their Hewlett-Packard business, is located at 367 Addison Avenue in Palo Alto. As it is in a residential neighborhood, the HP Garage is not open for public tours but it is possible to view and photograph the property and plaque from the sidewalk.
The Radisson Blu Hotel is connected to Manchester Airport’s Skylink covered walkway to all terminals. The Hilton, Clayton Hotel, and Crowne Plaza are also on-airport hotels but, without a direct link to the terminals, they have a free 24 hour shuttle instead.
The nearest hotels to the Abbotsford Centre are the Best Western Bakerview Inn and the Super 8 by Wyndham which are neighbouring hotels located 2.5 kilometres away (5 minutes by car or 30 minutes on foot) on Sumas Way, Abbotsford, British Columbia.
The nearest hotels to SFO airport are Aloft San Francisco Airport and The Westin San Francisco Airport, neighboring hotels located a 2 mile (or 4 minute) drive from the airport. Both offer a free 24 hour airport shuttle service.
San Francisco’s tallest building is the Salesforce Tower (formerly called the Transbay Tower) skyscraper at Mission Street and 1st Street in the SoMa neighborhood. It is 1070 feet (or 326 meters) tall.
Britannia Bridge was engulfed by fire on the evening of 23 May 1970 and suffered extensive structural damage. At the time a railway bridge, it was substantially rebuilt over the following ten years to carry both rail and road traffic over the Menai Strait.
A bronze statue of the late Duke Kahanamoku with a surfboard stands at the corner of Main Street and Pacific Coast Highway in downtown Huntington Beach, California. A plaque acknowledges his connection with surfing in Huntington Beach.