The spiral staircase seems an eye that stares back at the viewer. Gerald Schultz digitally captured the "stare-back eye" effect by centering himself under the spiral and photographing upward.
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.