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Posts tagged as “Manhattan Detention Complex”

Artists sue to save works threatened by ‘megajail’ project

BY DASHIELL ALLEN | Artists Kit-Yin Snyder and Richard Haas were shocked to learn last year that their installations outside of the Manhattan Detention Complex…

Charges to be dropped against ‘Chinatown 10’ arrested for blocking ‘megajail’ project

BY DASHIELL ALLEN | Chinatown community members and advocates gathered outside the Municipal Building on Monday morning before heading to their court appearance — but…

Ten arrested trying to block start of demolition work for Chinatown ‘megajail’

BY DASHIELL ALLEN | Ten people were arrested — including two political candidates — Wednesday morning outside the Manhattan Detention Complex after more than 20…

Protesters decry Chinatown ‘megajail’ as Adams goes all in on disruptive project he vowed to oppose

BY DASHIELL ALLEN | Armed with posters, megaphones and boxes of Dunkin doughnuts in hand, community members from across Lower Manhattan gathered at the break…

Is it possible to close Rikers without building a new jail in Chinatown?

BY DASHIELL ALLEN | “While most Chinatown businesses focus on food, health and medicine, this Chinatown dig specializes in mass incarceration,” activist and comedian says…

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