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Stunning and unusual, with a basement dungeon and a tower you ascend by spiral staircase, Jefferson Market served as a courthouse, survived the 6th Ave elevated train,  was saved from destruction, and finally became a branch of the New York Public Library system. Your ABC Gotham hosts Kathleen and Kate tell you all about famous court cases and the criminals that passed through here on their way to the women's correctional facility, which used to be next door.  Special ABCG controversy:  Kate loves the long-gone Art Deco women's correctional building but Kathleen hates it.  Check our the picture on our Facebook page and vote: love it or hate it??

To check out after listening: The 10th Annual "Open House New York" will be Oct 6- 7 this year