Sandy-damaged prison to be sold in NYC hotspot

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In this Sept. 30, 2013 photo shows a high rise condominium designed by French architect Jean Nouvel, right, is shown. The high rise is adjacent to the Bayview Correctional Facility, center, a minimum security women's prison in the Chelsea section of New York. The eight-story building, surrounded by upscale restaurants, luxury condos, high-end shops and steps away from the popular Highline elevated park, remains closed after damage during superstorm Sandy. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

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The eight-story brick building in Chelsea's gallery district has three terraces, one with views of the Statue of Liberty and cruise ships docking along the Hudson River. There's an indoor pool, basketball court and even a private chapel with stained-glass windows.

The property once was a medium-security women's lockup called Bayview Correctional Facility. And those terraces? They're really caged-in recreation areas. (Associated Press)