Travis

The neighborhood of Travis is located on the western shore of Staten Island, just across the Arthur Kill from New Jersey. 

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Travis Neighborhood Summary

The West Shore Expressway cuts through the center of the neighborhood and Victory Boulevard ends in the neighborhood, making it an attractive location for commuters looking for the convenience of living near a major thoroughfare. Most of the neighborhood is surrounded by water bodies like the Arthur Kill, the Springville Creek, and Fresh Kills.

The neighborhood of Travis is located on the western shore of Staten Island, just across the Arthur Kill from New Jersey. The West Shore Expressway cuts through the center of the neighborhood and Victory Boulevard ends in the neighborhood, making it an attractive location for commuters looking for the convenience of living near a major thoroughfare. Most of the neighborhood is surrounded by water bodies like the Arthur Kill, the Springville Creek, and Fresh Kills.

History of Travis

Like many other neighborhoods in central Staten Island, Travis was once populated by farmland until the country's first linoleum factory opened its doors in the area back in the mid-19th century. Modest single family houses began to spring up around the streets of Travis, transforming the once rural landscape into a more residential center. Still, Travis remains one of the least populated neighborhoods on Staten Island with around 2,500 residents. Travis' claim to fame is its annual Independence Day parade, which has been running for over a century, turning the neighborhood into a Fourth of July party that welcomes residents and visitors from far and wide.

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Travis' Nearby Neighborhoods

Annadale Bloomfield Bulls Head 
Heartland Village

Travis' Nearby Amenities

In spite of its relatively small size, Travis still provides plenty of amenities to its residents. Businesses line Victory Boulevard, and while there aren't many schools in the area, there are plenty of both public and private schools in the nearby neighborhoods of Heartland Village and Bulls Head. Staten Island is known for its multitude of parks, and Travis is near several, including Schmul Park, Isle of Meadows, and the William T. Davis Wildlife Refuge. Travis is also home to the Fresh Kills Park, an ongoing project to transform the Fresh Kills Landfill into a public park and green space.

Travis Schools

Travis 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 Travis

Given that both the West Shore Expressway and Victory Boulevard cut through Travis, car commuters will have access to convenient routes both around the island and off, particularly for those traveling to New Jersey via the Goethals Bridge or the Bayonne Bridge. The Verrazano Narrows Bridge is located approximately 15 minutes east of Travis and can be accessed by taking the West Shore Expressway to the Staten Island Expressway. The Bayonne Bridge is less than 10 minutes away to the north, and the Goethals Bridge is about 6 minutes northwest. Local and express buses make stops in Travis along Victory Boulevard.

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Travis Real Estate

Average Home Statistics
3 Beds
3 Baths
1,477 Sqft
1976 Built
Average Home Prices
Low $359k Avg $579k High $849k
Home Price / Sq. Ft
Low $295 Avg $408 High $684

Current Listings in Travis

Large 2 Family Detached, 6/6 New Construction. ...

REDUCED 2% Photo of Listing #1127785

$849,000 Active

  • 6 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 2,666 ft²

Residential

3920 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1127785

Large 2 Family Detached, 6/6 New Construction. Master Bedrooms Have Private Bath And Walk In Closets. Additional Legal Parking Behind Front Homes, Parking For 3 Cars. Hoa Fee Covers Snow Removal, Road And Sewer Maintenance. Buyer Pays Transfer Taxes, Water...

Stop Looking And Start Packing. This Classic Du...

REDUCED 4% Photo of Listing #1129112

$769,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,160 ft²

Residential

135 Cannon Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1129112

Stop Looking And Start Packing. This Classic Dutch Colonial Home On 9100sqft Of Property Has Been Lovingly Maintained By Its Current Owners Allowing A New Buyer To Just Drop Their Bags. The First Floor Of This Home Features A Charming Outside Covered Front ...

When Searching For A Home This Is The Treasure ...

Photo of Listing #1129754

$749,900 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,392 ft²

Residential

41 Prices Ln, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1129754

When Searching For A Home This Is The Treasure You'll Want To Find ! Located On A Non Through Traffic Street Where This Homeowner Has Given 31 Years Of Loving Care. Flexible Floorplan Designed For Quiet Enjoyment. You'll Find Hardwood Floors On The Secon...

Excellent Condition Detached One Family House W...

Photo of Listing #1123031

$658,000 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,333 ft²

Residential

186 Burke Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1123031

Excellent Condition Detached One Family House With Huge Yard.located In Quiet Cul-de-sac Block. 1fl: Entry Foyer, Living Room,bedroom,dining Room/kitchen Combo With Granite Counter Top And S/s Appliances. Bedroom, Full Bathroom. 2nd Fl: Master Bedroom With ...