https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/15/nyregion/rikers-island-closing-future.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage Thousands of detainees and officers would leave Rikers Island and move into jails across New York City. (Lucas Jackson/Reuters) Rikers Island, which has housed inmates in New York City for nearly a century, stretches almost 415 acres atop a former landfill in the East River. It is half the size of Central Park. And … Continue reading Available: A 415-Acre Island With Manhattan Views. What to Build?