At the corner of Victory Blvd. Mark's Place. Bay Street is in the background.
Staten Island residents. Christine Osinski In the s, when photographer Christine Osinski and her husband were forced out of their New York City loft by real estate developments, they decided to leave Manhattan completely. But they didn't go too far — inthe couple bought an affordable house on Staten Island, though they didn't know much about the borough.
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By Kristin F. Dalton kdalton siadvance. Overimages from the New York Public Library's digital archive collection recently became public domain. Borough Hall.
By James Yates jyates siadvance. Starting today and continuing every day this week, SILive will post new vintage photos of some of our favorite subjects -- from public transportation, people and fashion to restaurants, schools and churches. But before Vintage Week kicks off, check out these photos -- the best of our vintage collections so far.
In the s Staten Island was undergoing major infrastructure changes and a huge population expansion. It was ten years after the opening of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, which connected the island to Brooklyn in and, for the first time, to the rest of the city by land. It also had a reputation for being provincial compared to the rest of the city and still does today.
Make sure the chatter around your water cooler is age-appropriate. Weather: Sunny in the morning, with clouds and a small chance of rain in the afternoon. The high temperature will be in the low 60s.
It is located on the island's South Shoreand according to many local geographers, it is the South Shore's northernmost community. Kill is an archaic Dutch word with various popular translations, including "creek" and "channel". Indeed, many small streams dot the neighborhood, and the name can be interpreted as meaning that a great number of such streams can be found there.
The church was established in as a mission of St. Joseph's Church Rossville and became an independent parish in Its first church building was constructed later that year.
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