Gi Moo-hyeok (Yoon Kyun-sang) visits Kim Han-soo (Jang Dong-joo) in episode 1 of Class of Lies /Mr. Temporary/Undercover Teacher (미스터 기간제) (OCN, 2019) at this prison who is the main suspect for murdering a class mate of Chunmyung High School.
Prosecutor Do Ji-han (Oh Man-seok) and detective Yang Soo-dong (Kim Young-woong) come here in episode 28 (full episode 14) of Partners for Justice 2/Investigation Couple 2 (검법남녀 2) (MBC, 2019) to grill jailed gang member Im Ha-soo about Jang Cheol (No Min-woo) — who is revealed to be Ha-soo’s childhood neighbor.
The older sister of Park Hoo-ja (Kim Min-jung) is seen being released from here in the epilogue of episode 28 of My Fellow Citizens!/Fellow Citizens (국민 여러분!) (KBS2, 2019). In episode 33, Hoo-ja herself is released from here, thanks to her third sister who helped her be under ‘house investigation’ instead.
Jo Se-hwang (Kim Kang-woo) is released from this prison in episode 1 of Item (아이템) (MBC, 2019).
Kwon Jung-rok (Lee Dong-wook) and Oh Yoon-seo (Yoo In-na) come here in episode 5 of Touch Your Heart/Reach of Sincerity (진심이 닿다) (tvN, 2019), and Jung-rok speaks to suspect Im Yun-hui about her sentencing and trial.
This is where Hwang Woo-joo (Kang Chan-hee of SF9) is held in detention in episodes 17-19 of SKY Castle (SKY 캐슬) (JTBC, 2018-19), and in episode 1 of Player/The Player (플레이어) (OCN, 2018), when chairman Cheon Dong-sub (Kwak Ja-hyoung) is released from prison.
Seongdong Detention Center [구 성동구치소] was in use till 2017, when all facilities moved to the high-rised Eastern Seoul Detention Center [서울동부구치소]. The building of this former correction facility — which was founded in 1977 and is over 57,000 square metres — is still located in Seoul’s neighborhood Garak [Garak-dong/가락동] in the Songpa District [Songpa-gu/송파구].
10 Ogeum-ro 40-gil, Garak-dong, Songpa-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 송파구 오금로40길 10
(서울특별시 송파구 가락동 162)
Geolocation: 37.498905, 127.128995
Gaerong Station [개롱역], Seoul Subway Line 5, Exit 4
(7 min. walk)
— submitted by Marion & Mich KDL