Gothic Prison Architecture

Admin Circular Door:

Part of the oldest sections/Gothic structure at WV Penitentiary, which includes the older high security cell units as well. The door straight away is a beautiful Gothic style circular door that admitted new inmates into the penitentiary. This circular door is classic, and will not be seen in new prison architect. Once behind this door, there is no way out. Or perhaps it's better to say once behind this door, you are on your own ...

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