Famous Staten Islanders

Let's go back in time to the early 1800’s. The location we are focusing on is Richmond County, which is one of the five boroughs known as Staten Island. In the early 1800's, Staten Island did not have all these modern buildings and the population of people was not even a mass quantity. Earlier in these days, there were hardworking, talented architects that made Staten Island what it is today. In this section, we will be giving you a glimpse of the past and how the structures and street names you can find on the island today came about.