Hamilton Park is a neighborhood in Staten Island, NY, and is recognized as a census-designated place (CDP). The Hamilton Park neighborhood is located in the northern region of Staten Island and is bordered by New Dorp to the north, Willowbrook to the south, and Rosebank to the west. It is one of the least populated communities on Staten Island.
Because Hamilton Park is situated on a hill and surrounded by several creeks, the area used to be called “Hilltop Station.” Before European settlement, the area of Staten Island where Hamilton Park now exists was home to various Native American tribes. Development of the Hamilton Park neighborhood began in the mid 18th century and ended around 1929.
Construction on a farm road, called Richmond Turnpike, through Hamilton Park led to the increased settlement of Staten Island and served as the main connection between Staten Island and New Jersey until 1860. After railroads were introduced to Staten Island in 1862, Hamilton Avenue was built and served as the main thoroughfare for Staten Island until the construction of the West Shore Expressway in 1960.
Today, Hamilton Park is made up of modest single-family homes that are primarily owner-occupied.
Hamilton Park is famous for Staten Island Yankees Stadium, which is located at the northernmost tip of Hamilton Park.
Another notable place in Hamilton Park is the J. Levy Rink, which opened in 1964 and was renamed to Joe Michaels Memorial Rink when it underwent an extensive renovation in 1999.
In Hamilton Park, there are several stores and services available. The majority of these stores are located on or near Hylan Boulevard, such as the Staten Island Mall and several large shopping plazas like the Greeley Square Shopping Plaza.
The only park in Hamilton Park is Brielle Park, which has an area of 5 acres and was formerly called “Forman Park.“
There are several churches located in Hamilton Park, such as the Jefferson Presbyterian Church and the Grace Episcopal Church. There is also an elementary school that is located in Hamilton Park called P.S. 12 (Hamilton Grange). This public elementary school was opened in 1931 and has approximately 500 students and 32 teachers on staff. Another public elementary school, P.S. 31 (Stapleton), is also located in the Hamilton Park neighborhood.
The Joe Michaels Memorial Rink is an ice skating rink located in the northernmost tip of Hamilton Park at 2001 Arthur Kill Road.
The arena has two NHL-sized hockey rinks with bleacher seating for 800 people, a concession stand, locker rooms, and ample parking facilities. The rink offers public skating, skating lessons, birthday parties, and other events throughout the year.
GO 4 Junk Removal Staten Island is located at 83 Meisner Ave, Staten Island, NY 10306. From Hamilton Park, Head northeast on Park Pl toward Harvard Ave, then take Sharp right onto Harvard Ave, now turn left onto Prospect Ave and then right onto York Ave. Time to turn right onto Brighton Ave, then turn left onto Webster Ave, and after this turn right onto Castleton Ave, now turn left onto Woodstock Ave, then turn right onto Victory Blvd. Time to turn left onto Renwick Ave. Renwick Ave turns left and becomes Milford Dr, then turn right onto Ocean Terrace, now turn left onto Manor Rd and slight left to stay on Manor Rd. After a mile, continue straight onto Meisner Ave. Finally, GO 4 Junk Removal will be on the right.