From Hard Time to Sweet Times at Boston Jail Boston's Charles Street Jail was opened in 1851 as an experiment in prison reformation and closed more than a century later after a judge ruled conditions there were inhumane. But at no point during those nearly 150 years was the place ever as nice as it is now, as the newly opened Liberty Hotel, a den for luxury that has already welcomed the likes of Mick Jagger.
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From Hard Time to Sweet Times at Boston Jail

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From Hard Time to Sweet Times at Boston Jail

From Hard Time to Sweet Times at Boston Jail

From Hard Time to Sweet Times at Boston Jail

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Boston's Charles Street Jail was opened in 1851 as an experiment in prison reformation and closed more than a century later after a judge ruled conditions there were inhumane.

But at no point during those nearly 150 years was the place ever as nice as it is now, as the newly opened Liberty Hotel, a den for luxury that has already welcomed the likes of Mick Jagger.

On our blog, see photos of the Boston hotel, plus shots of a Mississippi hotel that became a jail.