The staircase with the ornate balustrade winds its circular way upward to an octagonal tower. That bight light in the upper right of the image isn't a camera light flashback. It's a lighting fixture suspended from the ceiling.
Original digital image by Gerald Schultz.
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.