The Ohio State Penitentiary was an American prison which was operated for one hundred and fifty years, between 1834 and 1984. The prison which housed more than five hundred prisoners was built in Columbus at a place referred to as the Arena District…
An Architectural and Planning View of the Prison
Conditions in the Penitentiary
Although the Old Ohio State Penitentiary was known for overcrowding, unwarranted killings and inhumane treatment of the inmates, there was a bright side to it…..