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
3 Beds
2 Baths
1,605 Sqft
1967 Built
Average Home Prices
Low $164k Avg $623k High $1.3M
Home Price / Sq. Ft
Low $252 Avg $415 High $660

Current Listings in Dongan Hills Above Hylan

Move Right In To This All-brick Two Family Colo...

Photo of Listing #1124232

$1,299,000 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,532 ft²


75 Husson St, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1124232

Move Right In To This All-brick Two Family Colonial Conveniently Located In The Desirable Neighborhood Of Dongan Hills. Jumbo Handmade Brick, Spanish Tile Roof With Copper Gutters And Leaders That Tie Directly Into Sewer. Pella Designer Series Windows With ...

Just Listed ''one Of A Kind'' Prime Location Co...

Photo of Listing #1116967

$1,249,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 4,500 ft²


280 Alter Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1116967

Just Listed ''one Of A Kind'' Prime Location Coming Up New Construction Legal 2 Family Colonial 10/5 Possible To Make It 6/6 Custom Home Will Be Build With Lots Of Upgrades From Hardwood Floor , To Custom Rails, Stainless Steel Appliances, 2 Zone Heat And A...

This Beautifully Maintained 2533 Sq Ft 4 Bedroo...

Photo of Listing #1122340

$949,999 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,533 ft²


271 Burgher Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1122340

This Beautifully Maintained 2533 Sq Ft 4 Bedroom Colonial Is Located In The Heart Of Dongan Hills. The Home Islocated One Block From Public Transportation And Only 1.5 Miles From The Entrance To The Verranzzano Bridge. The First Level Includes The Living Ro...

Spectacular Location In Dongan Hills (above Hyl...

REDUCED 5% Photo of Listing #1121997

$929,888 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 2,436 ft²


172 Alter Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1121997

Spectacular Location In Dongan Hills (above Hylan) Close To All Yet On Beautiful Tree Lined Block. This 2 Family Detached Side Hall Colonial Offers Hardwood Floors, Large Bedrooms, Large Basement Space Plus 1 Bedroom Rental With Separate Central Air. High C...