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City backtracks on key commitments for new 15-story, 1,040-bed Boerum Hill jail, locals say

exterior of boerum hill jail

Oct. 19, 2023 By Anna Bradley-Smith City agencies behind the design of the new 15-story, 1,040-bed Brooklyn Borough Jail in Boerum Hill have reneged on commitments made to the community during the land use review process, compromising the jail’s ability to integrate safely into the neighborhood, locals said at a community board meeting Wednesday night….
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