Behind the bars at ‘Orange Is the New Black’ prison on Staten Island

The “OITNB” cells closely resemble Arthur Kill’s 400 units, with just a metal bed frame, toilet and small mirror inside a space that’s probably only slightly larger than your apartment bathroom.

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Photo Credit: Meghan Giannotta

Warning: “OITNB” season 6 spoilers ahead.

Turns out, Litchfield is right here in New York City.

For its sixth season, Netflix’s “Orange Is the New Black” transformed Staten Island’s former Arthur Kill Correctional Facility into Litchfield’s maximum-security prison. Arthur Kill, a minimum-security men’s prison that shuttered in 2011, is now owned by Broadway Stages, and has been used as the backdrop for several other productions, including “Ocean’s 8” and “Blindspot.”

Here’s a look behind the scenes at the set of “OITNB,” now on Netflix.

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