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Permits Filed to Demolish the Brooklyn House of Detention, Marking Step Forward in Rikers Closure

Permits have been filed to demolish The Brooklyn House of Detention, marking a step forward in the City’s plans to close Rikers Island and replace it with four smaller borough-based jails. Patch reports that the permits were filed last week, almost two-years after the jail, located at 275 Atlantic Ave., was closed by then Mayor […]