Three views of the cell tiers.
By Gerald Schultz
From a security post positioned off the tier itself.
But at tier level.
Over the "flat" below.
The uniformed figure on the "flat" is NYS Court Officer Hector Jean-Gilles.
With his trusty flashlight illuminating the way in dark passages, the officer helped escort the NYCHS group of visitors.
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The ex-jail and the former living quarters are not part of the restoration program. Those unrestored parts of the building are outside the mandate of those agencies.
However, to their and their staffs' credit, they demonstrate commendable civic interest in providing what information and assistance they can to researchers studying the history of the ex-jail and former living quarters.