Dongan Hills Above Hylan

Located in Staten Island's East Shore, Dongan Hills above Hylan is part of the triad of neighborhoods that comprise Dongan Hills, along with the Dongan Hills Colony and Dongan Hills below Hylan. As the name implies, the neighborhood is situated between Richmond Road and Hylan Boulevard. The small, quiet neighborhood harkens back to a time when you could stroll among tree-lined streets and see neat lawns outlined with white picket fences. 

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Dongan Hills Above Hylan Community Summary

With access to train stations as well as the East Shore's main arterial streets, Dongan Hills above Hylan is an ideal neighborhood for commuters.

Currently, a wide variety of homes are for sale in Dongan Hills above Hylan, ranging from luxurious to more modest and affordable. As those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of Manhattan and Brooklyn discover quaint neighborhoods like Dongan Hills, properties values will continue to rise. Get in on the ground floor and call today for more information.


Dongan Hills started as an enclave for post-WWII single family residences and bordered by the neighborhoods of Todt Hill, New Dorp, Midland Beach, and Dongan Hill below Hylan. The neighborhood is becoming increasingly popular with former Brooklyn and Manhattan residents searching for quiet streets and affordable properties along with easy access to the city. While real estate prices in the exclusive hilltop Dongan Hills Colony might be too much for the average homebuyers, that doesn't mean househunters can't enjoy the neighborhood in one of the area's more affordable homes above or below Hylan Boulevard.

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Nearby Neighborhoods

Dongan Hills Colony Dongan Hills Above Hylan Boulevard Dongan Hills Below Hylan Boulevard

Nearby Amenities

The neighborhood is outlined by Richmond Road and Hylan Avenue, with N. Railroad Avenue bisecting the area nearly down the middle. All three major roadways are populated with plenty of amenities for residents to utilitze. Restaurants, shops, grocery stores, yoga studios, and houses of worship are within just a block or two of residential streets. The Dongan Hills branch of the New York Public Library is easily accessible by foot from almost anywhere in the neighborhood, and there are both public and private Catholic schools nearby. The Staten Island University Hospital and Ocean Breeze Park are located in South Beach, Dongan Hills' eastern bordering neighbor.


Dongan Hills Above Hylan is close to a number of public and private schools for K-12 students, as well as an institute of higher learning - Empire State College. For a map, more detailed information, and reviews of schools you can find all across Staten Island, please visit our Local Schools page.

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The Dongan Hills train station makes it easy for those using public transportation to get on and off the island for work or pleasure, and car commuters can hop on the Staten Island Expressway to the Verrazano Bridge to NYC, or take it west to New Jersey. Local and express buses stop along Richmond Road and Hylan Avenue. No matter your destination, Dongan Hills isn't far away.

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Dongan Hills Above Hylan Real Estate

Average Home Statistics
2 Beds
2 Baths
1,241 Sqft
1972 Built
Average Home Prices
Low $110k Avg $546k High $1.2M
Home Price / Sq. Ft
Low $267 Avg $430 High $667

Current Listings in Dongan Hills Above Hylan

A Beautiful New Construction 6/6 With A Fully ...

Photo of Listing #1116859

$1,229,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,916 ft²


284 Alter Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1116859

A Beautiful New Construction 6/6 With A Fully Finished Basement, Each Unit Has Its Own Laundry Room And Utility Room. 3 Bed Each With 1 Full Bath, One 3/4 Bath, And Half Bathroom, Hardwood Floors, Custom Kitchen With Granite Counter Tops, Stainless Steel A...

Magnificent Solid Brick, Fully Detached Single ...

Photo of Listing #1125276

$1,100,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,400 ft²


1403 Richmond Rd, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1125276

Magnificent Solid Brick, Fully Detached Single Family Home Located In Staten Island's Most Sought After Neighborhood, Dongan Hills. Custom Designed And Built 17 Years Ago. Mechanically, The House Is In Absolutely Perfect Condition And The Owner Is Very Prou...

Beautiful Wide Side Hall Colonial. Spacious 2 F...

Photo of Listing #1124764

$898,900 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,173 ft²


164 Alter Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1124764

Beautiful Wide Side Hall Colonial. Spacious 2 Family Detached In The Heart Of Dongan Hills Above The Blvd. (no Flood Insurance) All Hardwood Floors And Ceramic Tile In The Kitchen, Cherrywood Cabinets, 2 1/2 Beautiful Bath,2 Very Large Bedrooms And Master W...

Absolutely Stunning, Mint, Huge Raised Ranch! ...

Photo of Listing #1126325

$868,888 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,892 ft²


17 Atlantic Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1126325

Absolutely Stunning, Mint, Huge Raised Ranch! Move Right In! Super Convenient To All Transportation, Shopping, Dining, Schools, And Verrazzano Bridge! 3 Bedrooms - Master Bedroom Features Private 1/2 Bath - Eat-in Kitchen, Full Finished Basement With Famil...