Nadja Eisenberg-Guyot is a Ph.D. Candidate in Cultural Anthropology at the CUNY Graduate Center.
All Jails Fit to BuildBy Jarrod Shanahan and Nadja Eisenberg-Guyot
Borough-based jails are nothing new in New York City. The original incarnation of Lower Manhattans notorious Tombs facility, opened in 1838, replaced the British colonial jail built before the Revolution.