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URBAN REMNANTS: THE CASTLE

KKEITH, PHOTOGRAPHER: THE PHOTOBLOG

‘THE CASTLE’ IS THE VINE STREET WORK HOUSE, A KANSAS CITY PRISON BUILT IN 1897 WHERE PETTY CRIMINALS WORKED OFF THEIR SENTENCES.  CONSTRUCTED AT A COST OF $30,000 IT SERVED AS A PRISON UNTIL 1918 WHEN IT WAS CONVERTED TO CITY OFFICES AND REMAINED SO UNTIL THE 1970S.

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