All about Forest Avenue:


Forest Avenue located in Staten Island is one of the most popular avenues located across the whole Island. It was State Route 439 in New York. In 1968, this numbered road completely vanished. Even though the number was dropped in New York, it crossed the Goethals Bridge into New Jersey and is still in use as Route 439 in Elizabeth, New Jersey. In order to facilitate transit from the Staten Island Ferry to New Jersey through the Elizabeth Ferry, Forest Avenue, a major east-west thoroughfare on Staten Island, was built.

Today's journey starts in Silver Lake and travels east through crowded sections of northern Staten Island, including a variety of commercial centers, a complex of movie theaters, residential neighborhoods, and green space. Enjoy the journey back in time. Located near Forest Avenue are an abundance of different restaurants. Some restaurants located near here are Dolce Fantasia, Miyabi Asian Fusion, The Richmond, Sally’s Southern, and Ungaro Coal Fired Pizza Cafe. All of these places are highly reviewed and are recommended by the public.


Along Forest Avenue are many different shopping stores that are no longer than 5 miles from there. These stores include the Empire Outlets, The Mills at Jersey Garden, TJ Maxx and the Staten Island Mall. The Regal UA movie theater is a main attraction located along Forest Avenue as well. Aside from the great food spots and shopping areas, there are many schools all along Forest Avenue and in the vicinity ranging from Public School 22, Public School 019, Intermediate School 51, Intermediate School 27, as well as Pre-K’s, charter schools, religious schools and extracurricular schools from swimming, etc.

Overall, Forest Avenue is a main attraction located on Staten Island. Forest Avenue is home to a lot of attractions and is a good place to spend an evening, shop and get some food!


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