01/16/10 78 W, 2 I - + 5 - 11 The Big House


Found for sale on eBay, here's a nifty postcard view of Central Prison circa 1930s or earlier. The structure faced Morgan Street as the second image shows, a Sanborn Map from 1914. The prison was completed in December 1884, and extensively renovated in the 1980s. About the only original sections remaining are stone walls on three sides. Explore Bing Maps and their Bird's Eye View for a good look at the current prison. Click to enlarge:
 









  
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