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This map lists prison reuse quick facts, case studies, commentary and interviews, as well as resources state by state. Click on the map then select your state to find out more.

STATE BY STATE INFORMATION

This map lists prison reuse quick facts, case studies, commentary and interviews, as well as resources state by state. Click on the map then select your state to find out more.

Feb, 22
The Fulton Correctional Facility, a minimum-secure state prison in the South Bronx, one of the poorest areas in the nation, was closed in 2011. A widely respected non-profit provider of services to men and women ...

REUSING FULTON CORRECTIONAL FACILITY

The Fulton Correctional Facility, a minimum-secure state prison in the South Bronx, one of the poorest areas in the nation, was closed in 2011. A widely respected non-profit provider of services to men and women …

Feb, 20
There’s broad agreement at the state capitol that more needs to be done to
help Colorado’s homeless and mentally ill...

COULD A CLOSED PRISON PROVIDE HEALING FOR THE HOMELESS?

There’s broad agreement at the state capitol that more needs to be done to
help Colorado’s homeless and mentally ill…

Feb, 22
State Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton said Tuesday that the Lansing Girl’s Residential Center will likely close this year as part of Andrew Cuomo’s ‘Close To Home’ proposal that will transfer responsibility for juvenile delinquents from state residential centers to New York City...

PRISON FOR GIRLS IN LANSING, NEW YORK MAY CLOSE THIS YEAR

State Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton said Tuesday that the Lansing Girl’s Residential Center will likely close this year as part of Andrew Cuomo’s ‘Close To Home’ proposal that will transfer responsibility for juvenile delinquents from state residential centers to New York City…

Feb, 22

CASE STUDY: PRISON CONVERSIONS IN EUROPE REGENERATE NEIGHBORHOODS

Recent history of the conversion of historic prisons often limits new uses of the old prisons to hotel and museum functions due to the specificity of their spatial structure –

Feb, 22
The U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics recently reported that the overall state prison population declined for the third consecutive year in 2011.

ON THE CHOPPING BLOCK 2012: STATE PRISON CLOSINGS

The U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics recently reported that the overall state prison population declined for the third consecutive year in 2011.

Feb, 22
Residents in America’s small towns and rural communities care deeply about the future of their towns and value their uniqueness, strong sense of community, and special places. However, they increasingly face urgent challenges...

CITIZENS’ INSTITUTE ON RURAL DESIGN

Residents in America’s small towns and rural communities care deeply about the future of their towns and value their uniqueness, strong sense of community, and special places. However, they increasingly face urgent challenges…

Feb, 22

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