St. George

St. George is located in the northeastern corner of Staten Island. It's a cultural center, rich in history, arts, and theater. Situated around the St. George Ferry terminal, where the Staten Island Ferry makes frequent trips across the Bay to New York, St. George is one of the fastest growing populations not just in the North Shore, but on all of the island.

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St. George Neighborhood Summary

St. George real estate has always been sought after, and is one of the best places in Staten Island to find high-rise buildings, condos and multi-family dwellings. These properties tend to be a little more expensive than their equivalents in other neighborhoods, but it's an easy price to pay for the unbeatable location and incredible views of the ocean. It's expected that the St. George's real estate market will remain in high demand for decades to come.

The town of St. George has a recognized historic district consisting of 79 properties, many indicative of turn-of-the-century and early 20th century design sensibilities, including Colonials, Victorian, Mediterraneans, and Craftsman-style homes.

Other real estate options include Victorian single-family dwellings, solid Ranch homes, and well-maintained Contemporaries. No matter what your price range, there's something right for you in the neighborhood of St. George's, Staten Island's fastest growing hub of history and culture.

History of St. George

Once a bustling resort town, St. George has gone through multiple incarnations throughout the past one hundred years. Within the past twenty years, the neighborhood has been experiencing a resurgence, thanks to Mayor Bloomberg's plan to revitalize the area, and the popularity of St. George continues to grow with each passing year. The buildings in the area's historic district, which spans Nicholas Avenue to Westervelt Avenue, tell the tales of its well-to-do and prominent residents. Within the Staten Island Museum on Stuyvesant Place and Wall Street contains the neighborhood's and the island's links to the past, with exhibits that relate the history of the Staten Island ferries and the Paleo-Indians that lived on the island over 10,000 years ago.

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St. George's Nearby Neighborhoods

St. George, a waterfront community in the Greater St. George area is the home of the Staten Island Ferry, Borough Hall, Staten Island Courts, Staten Island Yankees, St. George Theater, and and more history than you can imagine. St. George is soon to be the location of the world's largest ferris wheel, The Staten Island Ferris Wheel, that will bring along an outlet center and hotel with it. All this combined with great views of the New York City skyline and the convenient commute to Manhattan, St. George is a nice place to live that's only getting better. Bordering towns are and .

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St. George's Nearby Amenities

Residents and visitors alike have plenty of amenities right at their fingertips. With an up-and-coming restaurant scene and a large community of artists, the neighborhood has no shortage of opportunities to immerse oneself in the culture of the area. At St. Marks Place near Tompkins Square, you'll find bookstores, cafes, and park benches to sit and people watch while sipping a hot cup of coffee. Theater lovers will enjoy the St. George Theater, and there are plenty of galleries to delight art lovers. Those who love period architecture can spend an afternoon wandering the neighborhood's streets, exploring incredible, historic properties with unique design features. The North Shore Esplanade and Bank Street along the shore give visitors unparalleled views of Manhattan from across the Harbor, and those who take the Staten Island Ferry can visit the September 11th Memorial after the disembark at the ferry terminal. St. George is also close to such attractions as the Staten Island Children's Museum and the Snug Harbor Botanical Gardens, and the neighborhood provides educational opportunities to children of all ages in its many public and private schools.

St. George Schools

St. George 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 St. George 

Residents looking to get off-island can take a free ferry from the St. George Terminal across the Bay to Manhattan's Whitehall Terminal. Ferries run frequently all day, every fifteen to twenty minutes. St. George also has a Staten Island Railways station with trains providing service all around the island. Most local buses stop at St. George at spots along Richmond Terrace, St. Marks Place, and the ferry terminal. While taking the ferry is the preferred means of commuting off-island for many of St. George's residents, car commuters can take Bay Street south for about 4.5 miles to the Verrazano Narrow Bridge, where they can drive across to Brooklyn and continue up to Manhattan. The trip takes approximately fifteen minutes from the center of St. George.

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St. George Real Estate

Average Home Statistics
3 Beds
2 Baths
15,492 Sqft
1944 Built
Average Home Prices
Low $249k Avg $586k High $1.2M
Home Price / Sq. Ft
Low $2 Avg $335 High $673

Current Listings in St. George

Everything New! Closr To Ferry! Absolutely Perf...

REDUCED 1% Photo of Listing #1116038

$675,000 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,568 ft²


146 Westervelt Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1116038

Everything New! Closr To Ferry! Absolutely Perfect 3 Bedroom/2 Bathroom Victorian With Wic In Mb, Central Air, Attic Storage, Full Basement W/ Extra Room/bathroom, Washer/dryer Hookups, New Siding, Roofing, Windows, Floors, Kitchen, Bathrooms, Heating/cooli...

Location! Location! St George Area. Great Inves...

Photo of Listing #1115988

$539,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,750 ft²


42 Curtis Pl, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1115988

Location! Location! St George Area. Great Investment Property! 5 Over 5 With Large Unfinished Basement. Separate Utilities, Easy Access To Manhattan (si Ferry) From Downtown Staten Island, Near North Shore Esplanade, The Wheel, Richmond County Ballpark, Out...

Preservation League Award Winning Home In St. G...

Photo of Listing #1115930

$749,048 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,733 ft²


48 Westervelt Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1115930

Preservation League Award Winning Home In St. George Historic District With Water View. Close To Si Ferry, Richmond County Savings Bank Ball Park And Snug Harbor In Addition To The Upcoming Nyc Wheel And Empire Outlets. This Home Offers Custom Wood Work, Mo...

Great 2 Family Investment Opportunity In St Geo...

Photo of Listing #1115913

$499,000 Active

  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 1,890 ft²


167 Benziger Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1115913

Great 2 Family Investment Opportunity In St George! 1st Floor: Eat-in-kitchen, Full Bathroom, Living/dining Room, Two Bedrooms. Current Rent Is $1250.2nd/3rd Floors: Eat-in-kitchen, Combo Living/dining Room, Office, (with Washer/dryer Hookups) Full Bath, T...