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A look at Wapato Jail from the inside

Schnitzer led several tours of Wapato to let people get an idea of how the the 18-acre property, which includes the 155,400-square-foot jail, might be used.

Much has been written about the Wapato jail facility, the never-used jail built by Multnomah County that recently sold to Jordan Schnitzer for $5 million in a somewhat unusual way — and that some advocates would like to use as a place for homeless services.

But despite all the talk and words, there haven't been a whole lot of visuals to go along with the Wapato story.

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Inside Wapato

Today, however, Schnitzer led several tours of Wapato to let people get an idea of how the the 18-acre property, which includes the 155,400-square-foot jail, might be used.

For 21 photos of the jail tour, click here for the gallery.

Credit: Portland Business Journal
Inside Wapato

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Credit: Portland Business Journal
Inside Wapato