Yes, In My Backyard

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MANAGING AN URBAN PRISON REUSE PROJECT

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: […]

May, 22

PRISON-TO-SPORTS-VILLAGE CONVERSION GETS FINAL APPROVAL

On April 29, the Warwick Yard received final site approval from the Town of Warwick and are on target to have three full multi-sport fields complete by fall. Surrounding the fields will be fitness trails, […]

May, 25

DEAL MADE TO TURN RURAL PRISON INTO SPORTS FACILITY

The Warwick Valley Local Development Corporation announced the sale of 36 acres of land at the Warwick Valley Office & Technology Corporate Park, the former Mid-Orange Correctional Facility, to Tony Abbatine, founder and International Director […]

Jan, 05

STATE REQUESTS PROPOSALS FOR REUSE OF WOMEN’S PRISON

Dutchess County has far too many massive sites in dire need of redevelopment – places that used to employ dozens to thousands of people but have become obsolete. Many were state-run facilities, including former Harlem […]

Dec, 02

FOR SALE: FORMER STATE PRISON IN MANHATTAN

The Empire State Development Corporation is seeking proposals for the purchase, long-term lease, or a combination thereof, and adaptive re-use of an approximately 0.4 acre site located at 550 West 20th Street, New York, New […]

May, 29
On June 30, 2011, Gov. Andrew Cuomo advised the Town of Warwick that the State of New York was closing the Mid-Orange Correctional Facility...

CITIZENS DEVELOP REUSE PLAN FOR RURAL PRISON IN WARWICK, NY

On June 30, 2011, Gov. Andrew Cuomo advised the Town of Warwick that the State of New York was closing the Mid-Orange Correctional Facility…

Feb, 22

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