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Was There a Restaurant Called Riker's on 57th Street, and Did It Have Any Relation to the Jail?

Riker's "Corner House" was just one of many Riker's restaurants found throughout Manhattan and Queens. While it's possible that restaurateur E. William Riker was related to the Rykers from whom the City purchased the island for the fugure prison, the contrast between singular possessive—Riker's—and plural non-possessive—Rikers—suggests the two were not related.

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