In Texas, A Storied Prison Farm Gives Way to Suburban Sprawl

The Texas Observer | June 18, 2008
Today it's almost impossible to tell where Houston ends and Sugar Land begins, and therein lies the story of how Sugar Land's historic prison, once considered the pride of the Texas penal system, came to find itself in the middle of one of the fastest-growing communities in the nation.

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