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
3 Beds
2 Baths
1,132 Sqft
1935 Built
Average Home Prices
Low $565k Avg $572k High $579k
Home Price / Sq. Ft
Low $404 Avg $537 High $670

Current Listings in Old Town

One Family Detached Ranch In Old Town. Sits On ...

REDUCED 2% Photo of Listing #1126333

$579,000 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 864 ft²

Residential

27 Newberry Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1126333

One Family Detached Ranch In Old Town. Sits On A Large 50 X 100 Lot With Lots Of Possibilities For Expansion Or Opportunity To Build A Second Floor To Make A Two Family Conversion. This Home Features: 3 Bedrooms, 1 Full Bathroom, Kitchen & Dining Combina...

First Time On The Market! Detached Legal 2-fami...

REDUCED 2% Photo of Listing #1126927

$565,000 Active

  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,400 ft²

Residential

101 Wilson St, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1126927

First Time On The Market! Detached Legal 2-family House On A Park-like Property. The House Features 1-bedroom Apartment On The First Floor, Plus 1-2 Bedroom Apartment On The Second Floor. It Can Also Be Easily Converted To Use As A 1-family Dwelling. Plus, ...