At first, the building looks like any other house under construction. The attic has been renovated; one of the three original bedrooms is being transformed into a modern-day bathroom, and, at the owner’s request, a small fountain has been put into the brick siding near the home’s side entrance. The house seems like an ordinary brick one until the door in the kitchen opens to reveal an old jail.
Old jail to get rehabilitated
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