Post Tagged with: "Bridges Juvenile Justic Center"

Housing

Former jail site needs more protection, say residents

The city has responded to public complaints about intruders and tagging on the former site of Bridges Juvenile Justice Center with No Trespassing signs.

Security at the shuttered juvenile jail on Spofford Avenue must be shored up in the months before construction starts on a huge multi-use development or someone is going to get hurt, say residents.

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Residents ponder replacement for Spofford

Residents ponder replacement for Spofford

As the closing of Bridges Juvenile Justice Center—better known as Spofford–nears, long-time activists who have fought to get the jail shut down are looking to get Hunts Point residents involved in deciding what to do next with the sprawling space. Representatives of the Correctional Association, a non-profit that advocates for […]