City thinking about moving Rikers Island inmates

I’m not sure this is a good idea. And what will they do with the Island? If they found it difficult to gentrify Long Island City, Queens, try getting people to shell out money for a room on Rikers Island.   https://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20160331/college-point/city-quietly-eying-sites-for-new-jails-replace-rikers-island-sources