Former City Jail – Chapman KS

Description

“Resting on a concrete slab, the building has cast concrete with walls approximately 9 inches thick. A corrugated metal roof with flat, narrow wood fascia caps the jail. The only openings are located in the west side. These include a steel door and two steel six-light window with metal bars… Located on an alley behind City Hall, this building is currently used for storage by city. The jail was built by the CWA in 1933-34.”

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http://khri.kansasgis.org/?url=khri

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Location Info


Marshall and E. 4th St.
Chapman, KS 67431

Location notes: The jail is located in an alley near this intersection.

Coordinates: 38.9702458, -97.01975499999998

One comment on “Former City Jail – Chapman KS

  1. Why would they tear a perfectly good structure down? There are a few respectable elders still in the area who recall not only being employed by the project in the construction, but spent a night testing the security and strength of the design…lockup detox, downtown Chapman.

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