Found 118 blog entries tagged as 10307.

The South Shore of Staten Island is well-known for having acres upon acres of wetlands.  With all of the housing developments that had taken place in the twentieth century, these wetland areas began to disappear.  In 1994, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation created a Natural Resources Damages Program known as the Jamaica Bay Damages Account.  This program was created in an attempt to restore, replace, or acquire wetland areas that had been affected "as a result of a release of hazardous substances from five landfills within New York City",
Brookfield Landfill being the one in Staten Island.  In the five boroughs, there were eighty-two project proposals proposed for the program.

Of the eighty-two projects proposed, eight had…

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If you've read most of the historical information on our website, you probably know all about the history of the Huguenots on Staten Island. These were French Protestants who fled France during the end of the seventeenth century once the Edict of Fontainebleau came into effect. These people left in fear of being killed due to their relig
ious beliefs, as the prominent religion at the time was Roman Catholicism. At some point prior to 1706, a James Sigin had fled from France to Staten Island. Over the next couple of centuries, his descendants became some of the most prominent people amongst the Staten Island residents.

In 1860, James Sigin's great-great-grandson, Stephen Seguine, became the treasurer of the Staten Island Rapid Transit railroad. At that…

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Tottenville Shore Park is located on the South Shore of Staten Island, in the neighborhood of Tottenville. This park is made up of three different sections of the Tottenville shore line. The main section of this park is located on tottenville_shore_park_3_water_400Hopping Avenue. It runs from Hopping Street to the Raritan Bay and is between Patten Street and Arthur Kill Road. The other two sections of Tottenville Shore Park are divided by Bentley Street and bordered by the Raritan Bay. The first of these two is right on the water and has Arthur Kill Road as a third border. The second of these two is a smaller patch of land which is bordered on its remaining sides by houses.

In the past, there was an old ferry station which would take passengers to Perth Amboy, New Jersey. When it was in…

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You may recall the reasoning behind the naming of the neighborhood Tottenville, if you have read the historical information we have provided you with on our website. The neighborhood was given its name because of a post office which stood in the area.  In 1861, it was given the name Tottenville Post Office, after the first postmaster, John Totten. There were two factors in tottenville_pool_1_400giving the neighborhood the name of Tottenville.  First of all, the post office served the neighborhood. Second of all, the Totten family had grown to be quite prominent on Staten Island.

The Totten family was not the only well-known family on Staten Island. In fact, during the end of the seventeenth century, many people came to this Island from France and came to be recognized…

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Located at the corner of Bartow Avenue and Page Avenue, in Tottenville, you will find Aesop Park and Playground. This park opened in May of 2001 and was built for the students of Public School 6. Public School 6 had originally opened in 1894. The original school building was eventually given over to the Commissioners of the Sinking Fund in Aesop ParkJuly of 1902. In 1901, the school reopened at another location on Rossville Avenue. This building was known as Old P.S. 6. In December of 1945, the Board of Education decided that the school building was unfit to be used as an elementary school and was closed. After it was closed, the Marimac Novelty Company used the building as a factory. Finally, after some time, the school reopened for a third time in September of…

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On April 30, 1921, the Port of New York Authority was established as a bi-state authority between New York and New Jersey. Two years later, the port had announced that two bridges would be constructed under their authority between Staten Island and New Jersey. The bridges would connect northwestern Staten Island with Elizabeth, New Jersey and southwestern Staten Island with Perth Amboy, New Jersey. The bridge gave Staten Island's South Shore Residents and commercial business access to New Jersey, which would ultimately lead to demise of Tottenville to Perth Amboy Ferry in the 1950's.Today, the ferry terminal is abandoned, but still intact at the foot of the Tottenville Train Station.

The southwestern bridge was given a steel cantilever design by…

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Open House from 12- 2 this Sunday Seacrest Ln. Tottenville

 

seacrest_living_final_400The Featured open house on 20 Seacrest Ln. in Tottenville, Staten Islandwill be hosted by Kerry DeBellis, Licensed Sales Associate with RealEstateSINY.com.

Seaside living with pool amenities at a great price.

This two bedroom townhouseis located only several blocks from the shoreline of Raritan Bay. Not to mention you have use of an Olympic size pool which is part of the private club. Outside common areas are completely maintenance free and the home comes with private parking.

The home has had recent upgraded to the roof, windows, heating system and kitchen, just to name a few. The basment comes completely finished with a half bathroom to boot. The home has its laundry room in the…

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222 Johnson Avenue is a two-family home located on block 8047, lot 86, in the neighborhood of Tottenville, Staten Island, 10307.  In 1925, it was constructed with a living space of 1748 square feet on 9331 square feet of land.  On 8/29/2005, it was publicly recorded as sold for $583,000.

Source: New York City Department of Finance home sale data. Property tax assessments in New York City are determined by estimated home values based on reported comparable area home and real estate sales.

If you have questions regarding this house or property, or you need to get a current home value market analysis, you can contact our Staten Island industry leading Realtors at (718) 668-0423.

Neighboring houses and brief specs on Johnson Avenue:

215 Johnson Avenue

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19 Hale Street is a vacant land located on block 8034, lot 33, in the neighborhood of Tottenville, Staten Island, 10307.  In 2006, it was constructed with a living space of 7200 square feet on 8000 square feet of land.  On 8/17/2005, it was publicly recorded as transferred without consideration for money.

Source: New York City Department of Finance home sale data. Property tax assessments in New York City are determined by estimated home values based on reported comparable area home and real estate sales.

If you have questions regarding this house or property, or you need to get a current home value market analysis, you can contact our Staten Island industry leading Realtors at (718) 668-0423.

Neighboring houses and brief specs on Hale Street:

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15 Hale Street is a vacant land located on block 8034, lot 30, in the neighborhood of Tottenville, Staten Island, 10307.  In 2006, it was constructed with a living space of 5400 square feet on 6000 square feet of land.  On 8/17/2005, it was publicly recorded as transferred without consideration for money.

Source: New York City Department of Finance home sale data. Property tax assessments in New York City are determined by estimated home values based on reported comparable area home and real estate sales.

If you have questions regarding this house or property, or you need to get a current home value market analysis, you can contact our Staten Island industry leading Realtors at (718) 668-0423.

Neighboring houses and brief specs on Hale Street:

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