All about the Staten Island neighborhood Stapleton Heights
Staten Island is broken down into 14 different zip codes from 10301 to 10314 and into 67 different neighborhoods. Throughout this series of blogs, we will be discussing each and every neighborhood on Staten Island as well as breaking down the history, what stands there today and transportation and what community district it falls into. Staten Island is broken up into three different community districts which are: North Shore, Mid-Island, and South Shore.
Today we will be breaking down all the history about the Staten Island neighborhood, Stapleton Heights. This neighborhood is home to the North Shore & the zip code 10304.Stapleton is located along the shoreline to the east, and the town is situated on the second of a series of hills that create a "backbone" that runs transverse through the island from northeast to southwest, along Ward Hill and Grymes Hill. This community of upper middle class people is well-known for its expansive, older single-family houses as well as its views of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge and Upper New York Bay. The family that owned the waterfront industry, especially the breweries that remained there until 1963 when the last one closed, built many of the neighborhood's larger residences in the late 19th century. There is one such house on Louis Street that locals claim is "haunted."
Stapleton Heights is served by the bus lines of S52 and S78.
As you may see, Staten Island exudes so much history that is still honored throughout our neighborhoods. Stapleton Heights is home to many people from Staten Island. The neighborhood is covered in every corner with many food spots, transportation, parks and schools. This neighborhood is worth learning more about and living.
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