Gallery: Former Prison in Norristown, Pennsylvania Reimagined as Green ...


Art Meadow has designed a green-roofed Museum of Industry for the site of the former Norristown County Prison in Pennsylvania. For 150 years the County Prison has remained an impermeable object in the suburban fabric in Norristown, PA, but the proposed Norristown Museum of Industry powerfully reimagines how this site can be transformed into an underground educational center, illuminated by rooftop light wells and featuring an elevated green park for the local community. Art Meadow’s design was an entry in the Stewardson Memorial Competition, and was described by the jurors as “subtle and moving.”

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  1. Patience Thereingood February 24, 2014 at 1:51 pm

    I would like to support this project. The building structure is fabulous and inviting.

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