Many protesters called for the city to halt its plan to build four new jails to replace Rikers Island. The City Council is scheduled to vote on the land use plan for the jails this Thursday.
Protesters march onto Central Park West from the steps of the American Museum of Natural History.
The protesters hit The Great Lawn.
The rally began at the steps of the American Museum of Natural History.
Police officers guarded the statue of Teddy Roosevelt, and people were barred from entering the museum from Central Park West.
The protest hosted a discussion on gentrification on The Great Lawn.
Protesters on The Great Lawn.
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