Demo in Westerleigh Reignites Downzoning Efforts

From the Staten Island AdvanceAfter home is razed, a renewed call for downzoningCity councilman wants application to be reactivated as builder knocks down 1890s house in Westerleigh Friday, February 09, 2007By KAREN O’SHEAADVANCE STAFF WRITER STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The demolition yesterday of a 19th-century house in Westerleigh prompted Councilman Michael McMahon to call on […]

Another Historic House in Westerleigh Gone

From the Staten Island Advance Historic home demolishedA Staten Island home built by the founders of Prohibition Park in the Westerleigh section of the borough and once nominated for landmarking, is being demolished today to make way for new homes. The Landmarks Preservation Commission said the building had been too altered and rejected the landmarking […]

Catering Hall Proposed Next to Staten Island Landmark

From the Staten Island Advance Lighthouse Hill child crusades against catering hall planBoy, 11, speaking at meeting of CB 2 panel, sums up concerns about facility at LaTourette Golf CourseWednesday, February 07, 2007By KIAWANA RICHADVANCE STAFF WRITER STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — City representatives came to last night’s Community Board 2 committee meeting offering a commercial […]

Discover Staten Island's Diverse History

From Pat Salmon, [email protected] The Staten Island Institute of Arts & Sciences invites all to attend several fact-filled presentations led by Curator of History, Patricia M. Salmon: “Stapleton: A Community of Contrast & Change”Friday, February 16, 2007, 7:30 p.m. $3 suggested donation.RSVP to this e-mail or call 718.727.1135 x123.Courthouse at Historic Richmondtown, Center Street Stapleton […]