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REUSING BRUSHY MOUNTAIN STATE PRISON

Brushy Mountain State Prison, a maximum-security facility in rural Tennessee, was closed in July 2009 after 113 years of operation. Originally, there were many wide-ranging ideas of how to reuse the property. ┬áThese included turning […]

Oct, 03

REUSING GAINESVILLE CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION

Gainesville Correctional Institution, a medium and minimum-security state prison in Gainesville, Florida, closed on March 23, 2012. ┬áThe Alachua Coalition for the Homeless and Hungry opened a one-stop center for services including meals, bus passes, […]

Oct, 02
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
For 178 years, the identity of Thomaston, Maine was linked to a maximum-security prison sitting on 15 acres adjacent to the village center. Due to overcrowding, the age of the facility, and lack of room for expansion, the prison was decommissioned by the state in 2001...

REUSING MAINE STATE PRISON

For 178 years, the identity of Thomaston, Maine was linked to a maximum-security prison sitting on 15 acres adjacent to the village center. Due to overcrowding, the age of the facility, and lack of room for expansion, the prison was decommissioned by the state in 2001…

Mar, 03

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