Old Town

The neighborhood of Old Town, located in Staten Island's East Shore, is the oldest neighborhood in all of Staten Island. It's borded by the neighborhoods of Grasmere, Concord, Arrochar, South Beach, and Dongan Hills. Old Town is one of a handful of neighborhoods served by the Staten Island Railway, making it an ideal choice for commuters. Additionally, Old Town is close to the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and the Staten Island Expressway. 

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Old Town Neighborhood Summary

Suburban Old Town offers a variety of real estate options, regardless of your home-buying budget. Mid-century solid brick homes, Cape Cod-style abodes, townhouses, and multifamily units are available on the market now. If you're looking for commuting convenience combined with a small town feeling, Old Town might be just the place to call home.

History of Old Town

Established in the mid-17th century by the French Huguenots and the Dutch, Old Town was once part of a larger territory that also included Grasmere, South Beach, and Dongan Hills. Now, it is a quiet town known for its tree-lined residential streets. It's also home to the New York Tattoo Museum, the only museum of its kind in New York State, and Staten Island's newspaper Staten Island Advance.

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Old Town's Nearby Neighborhoods

Concord Dongan Hills Grasmere 
South Beach  

Old Town's Nearby Amenities

Most of Old Town's businesses are located along Hylan Boulevard and Richmond Road. There, residents can shop, grab a bite at a local restaurant, visit houses of worship, do their banking, and take advantage of a number of other amenities and services. Old Town is just on the other side of Ocean Breeze Park from the FDR Boardwalk, close to Brady's Pond and Grasmere Lake in Grasmere, and less than 2 miles from the Richmond County Country Club and golf course. There are several prestigious private schools near Old Town as well as public schools in Old Town, Arrochar, and Grasmere. The Staten Island University Hospital is located just south of Old Town in South Beach.

Old Town Schools

Old Town is close to a number of public and private schools for K-12 students, as well as institutes of higher learning, such as Wagner College, St. John's University, and the College of Staten Island. For a map and more detailed information of schools you can find all across Staten Island, please visit our Local Schools page.

Transportation in Old Town

It takes only a few minutes to reach the Staten Island Expressway and the Verrazano Bridge from the heart of Old Town. The St. George Ferry Terminal is less than 15 minutes to the north, accessible via Richmond Road. However, if you prefer to utilize public transportation in order to commute for work, the Staten Island Railway serves the Old Town station and also makes stops at nearby Grasmere and Dongan Hills stations. Express buses to midtown Manhattan and local buses make stops along Hylan Boulevard and Richmond Road.

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Old Town Real Estate

Average Home Statistics
4 Beds
3 Baths
2,073 Sqft
1986 Built
Average Home Prices
Low $619k Avg $794k High $985k
Home Price / Sq. Ft
Low $283 Avg $385 High $451

Current Listings in Old Town

All Brick Legal 2 Family Being Used As 1 Family...

Photo of Listing #1137949

$985,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,184 ft²


33 Cambria St, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1137949

All Brick Legal 2 Family Being Used As 1 Family In Most Desirable Location, Central Air, Hardwood Floors, Open Kitchen,solar Panels, Large Backyard With Hot Tub, Sauna Shower. Detached Garage, Near Schools And Close To Verrazano Bridge.

Great Area, Mint Condition, Hardwood Floors, Mo...

Photo of Listing #1135886

$779,000 Acceptance

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 1,850 ft²


165 Hurlbert St, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1135886

Great Area, Mint Condition, Hardwood Floors, Modern Kitchen With Granite Counter. Ss Appliances. Huge Full Finish Basement With 3/4 Bath. Driveway For 2 Cars. Level 1. Entry Foyer, Coat Closet, Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, 1/2 Bath, Deck And Pool. Lev...

Amazing Location! Endless Opportunities!residen...

Photo of Listing #1132163

$619,000 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,184 ft²


121 Parkinson Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1132163

Amazing Location! Endless Opportunities!residential Ranch With Commercial Overlay On Corner Lot With 10 Parking Spaces, 1 Block From Hylan Boulevard. Currently In Use As A Chiropractor's Office. Taxes Being Reassessed And Will Be Complete In Time For Closing.