Take A Tour Of Rikers Island, Dominique Strauss-Kahn's Brand New Home

Rikers Island

Photo: AP

A couple nights ago, he was staying at a $3,000/night room at the Sofitel.Tonight? The head of the IMF — and up until recently a likely next President of France — is staying in an island jail in Manhattan.

It’s the Notorious Rikers Island, a 413-acre complex that’s been a jail since 1884,

An aerial view of Rikers Island in 1940

An aerial shot of the island and LaGuardia airport

Inmates work in the storage area for 100-pound bags of flour at the jail's bakery

The prison bakery. A team of 20 inmates bake 36,000 loaves of bread weekly to feed the nation's largest jail complex

A room used as a mosque insider the prison

A session of the Greenhouse Project at New York's Rikers Island prison

A complex at Rikers Island

This ain't the Sofitel.

A video tour of Rikers Island

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