Sites adjacent to Brooklyn jail offered for development


Proposed EDC and DOC plan encompassing former jail. Image: NYC EDC.

Developers must expand Brooklyn jail along with new development on adjacent sites. The New York City Economic Development Corporation and the Department of Correction issued a request to gauge interest in the potential development of two vacant parcels in downtown Brooklyn located next to the Brooklyn House of Detention, a 759-individual- cell detention center, which the City closed in 2003. DOC hopes to … <Read More>