Prairieland Detention Center

Alvarado, Texas

Housing for 691 inmates for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

Grace Hebert Curtis has designed a safe, secure and humane detention facility that will respect human dignity and cultural and individual differences. The facility is designed utilizing innovative, progressive solutions that meet modern challenges and global realities at a reasonable cost.

The facility includes dormitory housing and segregation units for 617 male inmates and 74 female inmates. The facility is designed with the capability and flexibility to expand or contract bed space capacity as ICE Detention Demographics and population numbers fluctuate. The design includes separate administration areas, public visitation, intake processing center, medical facility, cafeteria, and laundry.