As shutdown of SCI Pittsburgh nears, inmates and staff move elsewhere

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State Correctional Institution at Pittsburgh


Fig. 1. Photograph by Matt Freed, September 6, 2021, via Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, fair use.

Emily McConville, “As shutdown of SCI Pittsburgh nears, inmates and staff move elsewhere,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 9, 2017, https://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2017/06/09/SCI-Pittsburgh-closing-western-penitentiary-closure-state-prison-pa/stories/201706070175

Mark Belko, “Flipping the Big House: Pennsylvania renewing efforts to sell the closed Western Penitentiary on the North Side,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 7, 2022, https://www.post-gazette.com/business/development/2021/09/07/SCI-Pittsburgh-Western-Penitentiary-for-sale-pennsylvania-prison-north-side-shadelane-avenue-wayne-fontana-jake-wheatley/stories/202109070022

Mark Belko, “‘A yearlong frustration’: State loses out on sale of North Side warden’s house because of legislative inaction,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 16, 2022, https://www.post-gazette.com/business/development/2022/02/16/North-Side-wardens-house-Pennsylvania-Legislature-SCI-Pittsburgh-Emily-Kinkead-Wayne-Fontana-Marshall-Shadeland/stories/202202160086

Mark Belko, “Gov. Tom Wolf signs long-sought legislation to sell old state prison on the North Side,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 15, 2022, https://www.post-gazette.com/business/development/2022/06/13/pennsylvania-gov-tom-wolf-state-correctional-institution-pittsburgh-western-penitentiary-marshall-shadeland-warden-s-house-wayne-fontana-north-side/stories/202206130088

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, “Jailhouse break: State seeks best reuse for closed Western Penitentiary on the North Side,” October 20, 2022, https://www.post-gazette.com/business/development/2022/10/20/western-penitentiary-north-side-pa-dgs-michael-baker-international-sci-pittsburgh-fontana-wheatley/stories/202210200081

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