Picture Projects

Yes, In My Backyard is a web-based clearinghouse of information on closing and reusing prisons in the United States. It provides facts, opinions and ideas about what happens when prisons close and how the empty buildings and surrounding property can be re-purposed in ways that benefit communities. The Project reports on prison and jail closures and reuse in urban, suburban and rural areas and is particularly concerned with the challenges of closing and reusing prisons in economically struggling rural places.

The site was designed by Picture Projects for Tracy Huling.

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