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What's the Story behind the Ornate Building at 2001 Vine Street?
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TitleWhat's the Story behind the Ornate Building at 2001 Vine Street?
AbstractVine Street Workhouse information: "The building is known as the Vine Street Workhouse. It was designed by Wallace Love and built with the help of prisoners between 1895 and 1897. Prisoners also helped quarry the native limestone used in the structure. Until 1911, the castle-like building served as a municipal prison complete with dungeons in the basement to house the toughest offenders."
DateJuly 31, 1988
SourceThe Kansas City Star Magazine
Local SubjectVine Street Workhouse
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID102921
CONTENTdm number22266
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