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Articles by Daniel C. Vock

As More Prisons Shutter, Governments Wonder What to Do With Them

Distilleries? Homeless shelters? Museums? There are lots of creative ideas for repurposing old lockups. But finding one that’s good for the economy – and wins approval – isn’t easy.

by Daniel C. Vock, Governing.com

From the moment he saw Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary, Pete Waddington wanted to turn the ...