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Rikers Island shutdown

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Charleston »

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced he had no intention to open a jail on Staten Island as part of the plans.

Travis »

The Teleport site eyed by the city has three schools and had been trying to attract new businesses.

Hunts Point »

If you'd never noticed the jail on subway maps, you will now. 

East New York »

Greenpoint, East New York and another Staten Island neighborhood are also being eyed by City Hall.