Saint George is a neighborhood in Staten Island, NY, and is one of the oldest. It is surrounded by the neighborhoods of Richmondtown, Tompkinsville, New Brighton, and two water bodies (the Kill Van Kull to its west and the Arthur Kill to its south).
Saint George was originally called Bloomingdale because it contained farms that produced flowers. The name was changed after the Saint George Hotel was built in the area.
Saint George is known as one of Staten Island’s most historic neighborhoods.
The neighborhood is served by the Staten Island Railway and several bus routes operated by MTA New York City Transit. The Saint George Terminal is a busy ferryboat terminal located in the neighborhood, with service to trips to Whitehall Street in Manhattan as well as various locations throughout Staten Island.
Education in Saint George is provided by the New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE). Most students in Saint George attend P.S. 22, a public school located on Stuyvesant Place and Tompkins Avenue, for kindergarten through fifth grade. After they attend P.S.22, some students continue their public education at I.S.25Q, a public school that offers a magnet curriculum from grades six to eight.
Some students attend public high school at either New Dorp or Tottenville High School after they complete elementary school.
Saint George is also home to the College of Staten Island (CSI), part of the City University of New York (CUNY) system.
The College of Staten Island has an 18-hole golf course, the Miller Golf Course, and is located at 2800 Victory Boulevard.
Saint George’s most notable landmark is its Saint George Theatre, which was designed by Thomas W. Lamb and opened on November 26, 1929.
Saint George is home to many historical sites, such as the Old Bermuda Inn and the Seaview Cottage.
There is also Peter’s Field that is located in Saint George. It has been renovated and renamed “Veterans Grove.“
The neighborhood contains many historic houses on its side streets; for example, John Street (and the block of John between St. Mark and Prospect) and some of Richmond Terrace.
Saint George also has many historic churches, including St. George’s Church of New York, St. Mary Star of the Sea Church, and St. Peter’s Church.
The last farm on Staten Island was located in Saint George on its border with Tompkinsville. It was owned by Anthony Ucciardone, who sold his produce in Manhattan.
Saint George is said to be the most haunted neighborhood in Staten Island and has an annual Saint Patrick’s Day parade that leads into Halloween.
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