Located in the northeastern section of Staten Island, the neighborhood of Stapleton borders the waterfront of Upper New York Bay, and is roughly bounded on the north by Tompkinsville at Grant Street, on the south by Clifton at Vanderbilt Avenue, and on the west by Grymes Hill at St. Paul’s Avenue and Van Duzer Street. Stapleton is one of the oldest waterfront neighborhoods in the borough, built in the 1830s on land once owned by the Vanderbilt family. Stapleton, like much of the Island’s north shore, has old, standalone homes that have been in the area since the Victorian era, as well as new developments such as condominiums and apartment buildings. Stapleton is also known for its vibrant street art, winding roads, used book stores, and coffee shops. The neighborhood also contains a huge diversity of restaurants, including an American-style diner, as well as Sri Lankan, Mexican, and Italian eateries.

Stapleton Library

Stapleton Library

Located at 132 Canal Street in Stapleton, the Stapleton branch of the New York Public Library has been a center of community life since its opening in 1907. Located near the center of Stapleton Village and adjacent to Tappen Park and the Old Village Hall, the iconic Stapleton Library serves its neighborhood by offering programs for all ages, providing access to computer technology, providing educational programs, and of course, lending books, magazines and other forms of media. The renovated building was reopened in 2013 with much fanfare and excitement from the neighborhoo

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5050 Skatepark

5050 Skatepark

Located conveniently around the corner from the Stapleton train station at 354 Front Street is New York City’s only (and Staten Island’s first) indoor skatepark.

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Tappen Park

Tappen Park

Located in Stapleton at Canal, Water and Bay Streets, this historic park was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.

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Staten Island Makerspace

Staten Island Makerspace

Located in the Stapleton section of Staten Island at 450 Front Street, Staten Island Makerspace offers affordable space, tools, workshops and resources to makers, builders, tinkerers, hardware developers, hobbyists, artists, entrepreneurs… literally anyone who has the drive and motivation to “make something.”

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Honor Wines

Honor Wines

As the only “organic” wine shop on Staten Island, Honor Wines sells a wide variety of organic wine, and only sells wine from growers who specialize in small-yield, well-crafted, natural wines from small farms and businesses, where do I find this shop?

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