A judge’s ruling is the latest bad news for the mayor.
The effort to replace Rikers is at a critical juncture, here’s what you need to know.
The City Planning Commission certified a plan on Monday to remap the island as a "public place"
The historic Council vote is a crucial step toward shuttering the scandal-plagued prison complex by 2026.
Lawmakers are likely to pass the $8.7 billion borough-based jail plan.
The proposal must work its way through the city’s land use review process
City officials will learn those lessons during a week-long European visit to tour jails
"We have to get these answers and we have to get these commitments before we recommend," said one Councilmember
New Yorkers weighed in on the plan during a more than six hour hearing
A new package of bills seeks to reimagine the infamous island
As the city’s detainee population shrinks, so will the jails set to replace Rikers Island, the city says
Mayor Bill de Blasio says the infamous prison island will shutter in 2026 instead of a year later
As the city pursues plans to shutter the island, local leaders are reimagining its legacy from incarceration to infrastructure