Public hearing on efforts to replace Rikers Island with smaller jails

AmNews Staff Reports | 6/11/2019, 10:49 a.m.
As efforts to close Rikers Island jail facility and replace it with smaller jails in the boroughs continue, local officials ...
Rikers Island

As efforts to close Rikers Island jail facility and replace it with smaller jails in the boroughs continue, local officials are asking the community to sound off.

In Manhattan, the proposal is undergoing the official Uniform Land Use Review Procedure, which involves a new 450-foot tower at 124-125 White St., the current Manhattan Detention Complex.

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