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Rosebank Neighborhood Summary
Located within a narrow strip of land sandwiched between Clifton and Shore Acres, Rosebank, once a predominantly Italian neighborhood, over the decades has become a multicultural hub attracting many young families. It's no wonder: Rosebank is situated at the base of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge, providing residents with handy access to Brooklyn and beyond. This influx of youthful energy and the influence of different cultures created a housing market with a little bit of everything, from old fashioned townhouses and connected multifamily housing units to renovated single-families with all the latest features.
Rosebanks historic and attractive architecture consists of gingerbread Victorians, renovated townhouses, and well-constructed Colonials, not to mention a myriad of affordable multifamily housing units with comfortable interiors. Once you visit Rosebank, you'll see why it continues to draw in new families every year. Will your family be one of them?
History of Rosebank
Part of Rosebank's popularity is its museums and historical district. The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum on Tompkins Avenue that honors the memories of Giuseppe Garibaldi, and Italian military hero in mid-to-late 19th century, and Italian inventor Antonio Meucci, who invented the electromagnetic telephone, pre-dating Alexander Graham Bell's work by several decades. The Alison Austen House Museum near the waterfront houses the work of prolific photographer Alison Austen during the early days of the 20th century. The neighborhood is also home to an historic district on Amity Street, where Our Lady of Mount Carmel Grotto remains open to visitors on a daily basis.
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Rosebank's Nearby Amenities
The Bay Street businesses provide residents with plenty of amenities, including restaurants, cafes, retail shops, and general stores. Children can attend the area's public or private Catholic schools. Local parks include The Alice Austen Park, a small waterfront park overlooking New York Bay, and Arthur Von Briesen Park is just down the shore from there near Fort Wadsworth.
Rosebank 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 Rosebank
Rosebank is not only located near the Verrazano Bridge, it's also less than ten minutes from the St. George Ferry terminal, and this ease of commute has only served to bolster Rosebank's popularity. Furthermore, the Clifton train station is a fifteen-minute walk from the center of the neighborhood. Express buses to Manhattan run from Narrows Road North to the south, and local buses stop at spots along Bay Street and Tompkins Avenue.
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