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A Hall, shown above in this January 2010 file photo, is the oldest housing unit at the old Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City.

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Master Plan casts a bold dream for MSP

A specific, comprehensive plan for old prison site

More than a decade ago, a 142-acre boon of prime, downtown Jefferson City land became available in theory when the Department of Corrections received the go-ahead to move out of the Missouri State Penitentiary (MSP).

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State is willing to lease out old prison

The possibility of an entity leasing the historic area of the Missouri State Penitentiary (MSP) from the state is a step closer.


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