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The Women’s Building in the Headlines



Bayview Series: Women Rising
- The Culture Trip

Bayview Series: Women and The Prison System
- The Culture Trip

This Building Was Once a Notorious Women’s Prison. Now It’s Becoming a Center for Feminist Organizing.
- The Nation

A Women's Prison in Chelsea Will Be Transformed
- Village Voice

A Block Party for 'The Women's Building'
- Voices of NY

Former Women's Prison in Chelsea, Once Held Women Down, Being Repurposed to Lift Them Up
- NY1

Governor Cuomo Announces State's First "Women's Building" to Unite More Than a Dozen Women-Focused Organizations to Empower Generations of Women to Come
- NY Governor's Office

Former Women's Prison in Chelsea, Once Held Women Down, Being Repurposed to Lift Them Up
- NY1

Ex-Inmates Helping to Transform Prison Into Building for Women and Girls
- YOUTHtoday

Design Firm Chosen for Bayview’s Transformation
- Chelsea Now

Deborah Berke to turn former New York prison into women’s rights headquarters
- Dezeen Magazine

Deborah Berke Partners to Transform Retired New York Women's Prison Into a Hub for Women’s Rights
- Architect Magazine

A Chelsea Address Goes from Women’s Prison to Women’s Nonprofit
- Commercial Observer

Women’s Building Envisioned as ‘Vertical Neighborhood’
- Chelsea Now

Former Prison for Women to Become a Place That Serves Them
- New York Times

What Happens When Old Prisons Are Given Back to Their Communities?
- The Nation

Former Chelsea prison to be transformed into Women's Building
- Newsday

From a house of despair to a house of hope
- New York Daily News

Inside A Notorious Women's Prison Before Its Revolutionary Makeover
- Huffington Post

Inside the abandoned New York prison that’s been taken over by activists
- Fusion

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