City hosts tour of Gainesville Correctional Institution on Saturday

Published: Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 4:13 p.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 4:13 p.m.

The city of Gainesville will offer public tours of the closed Gainesville Correctional Institution property on Saturday.

The city is in negotiations to purchase the closed prison, 2845 NE 39th Ave., from the state for use a homeless shelter and social services center. The property will be open to the public for tours from 8 a.m. to noon.

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