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The current Manhattan Detention Center, which would be replaced by the land jail. (Photo by Beyond my Ken, via Wikimedia)

Opinion: Why Was a Community Meeting on the Chinatown Jail Closed to the Media?

Criminal Justice, East Asian, Manhattan, Opinion April 15, 2019 at 5:14 pm

A Sing Tao Daily opinion piece takes the city to task for excluding the media from community conversations about plans for the new Chinatown jail.

Under the city's plan, the north and south towers of the Manhattan Detention Center (24 White Street, right, and 125 White Street) would be demolished and replaced by a jail as tall as 50 stories. (Photo by Carl Glassman via Tribeca Trib)

Planning for Jails to Replace Rikers

Criminal Justice, New York January 22, 2019 at 5:22 pm

Planned buildings are “way too tall,” says the head of the commission that recommended that Rikers be closed, Tribeca Trib reports. And City Limits reports on the Neighborhood Advisory Councils that will be weighing in.