In 2015, Tracy Huling, creator of the Yes, In My Backyard website, interviewed Elizabeth Gaynes, Director of the Osborne Association in New York City, who is managing a fascinating prison reuse project in the South Bronx. TH: […]
Low-income neighborhoods have historically been burdened with buildings and infrastructure NIMBY’d away from other neighborhoods, but if communities are empowered, they can direct transformation of such architecture.
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 …