Charleston is a neighborhood in Staten Island, NY, and is a part of the borough with the same name. The district’s western border is formed by Richmond Avenue, while Victory Boulevard and Clove Road lie to its east. South-west of here lies Arthur Kill and north-east of here lies the William T. Davis Wildlife Refuge. The neighborhood is, as of 2010, home to over 3,000 people.
Most residents of the area are young professionals who work in nearby places such as St. George, or other parts of Staten Island, and it has been described as one of the best neighborhoods on the island to live in. Apart from living close to a number of points of interest like the harbor, it is also close to transportation systems such as ferries and buses. These systems help residents commute to Manhattan in a very short time.
Charleston is also a historic site, and it is believed that the area was already being used by Native American tribes prior to any European settlers arriving there. The name Charleston actually stems from Charles II of England, who is supposed to have given the land away during his reign. And when the Dutch arrived, they named it “Verscharen’s Landt”, which was later anglicized to “Charleston”. The point where Arthur Kill and the Atlantic Ocean meet is also home to a military fort that dates back to 1776.
It has only one public school: PS 56. It also has several churches, the nearest being St. Mary Magdalene Church at 1719 Richmond Road. It is also home to the St. George Theater which was built in 1929 and has been designated as a landmark by the city of New York.
The area of Charleston is also home to several important buildings, one of which is the New York Public Library’s Arthur Kill Branch. Another important place is the Staten Island University Hospital South.
The neighborhood is home to several parks, one of which is the Arthur Kill Boat Ramp. The William T. Davis Wildlife Refuge offers a variety of habitats for local birds and also allows fishing along the shore. Another important park is Fort Wadsworth, which was built in 1847.
There are several places of interest for tourists, one of which is the Staten Island Ferry that can be taken from nearby St. George to Manhattan. This route takes 25 minutes per crossing and also offers views of Brooklyn and lower Manhattan along with attractions like Ellis Island and Liberty Island. The ferry started operating in 1712 and is one of the oldest in the world.
The nearest train station is located at Castleton Avenue and Sharpe Avenue in Port Richmond, NY, approximately 1 mile southwest of Charleston. The nearest expressway is the Staten Island Expressway.
GO 4 Junk Removal Staten Island is located at 83 Meisner Ave, Staten Island, NY 10306. From Charleston, Head south on Arthur Kill Rd toward Winant Pl, then turn left onto S Bridge St, now continue straight to stay on S Bridge St, then take a turn to left onto Boscombe Ave, then take another left turn to merge onto NY-440 N toward West Shore Expwy/Korean War Veterans Pkwy, and keep left to continue on Korean War Veterans Pkwy, now take the exit on the left toward Drumgoole Rd W, and continue onto Drumgoole Rd W, then turn right onto Arthur Kill Rd, then take another right onto Richmond Rd. Reaching soon, turn left onto Lighthouse Ave, then slight right onto London Rd, now turn right onto Meisner Ave. Thus, you’ve now arrived at your destination and it’s on the left.