New Dorp is a town on the East shore of Staten Island NY in zip code 10306. Its name was derived from the Dutch name Nieu which means New, Dutch English Dictonary to see the Dutch-English translation. Once populated by American Indians, the Raritan’s and Lenape tribes. This town was also the center of a lot of activity during the American Revolution. The prominent Vanderbilt family lived in New Dorp years ago. Many of the family members are buried in the Moravian Cemetery. Today New Dorp is a lovely residential community with tree – lined Streets which has a mixture of charming older and newer homes. It has a unique area of commercial space that the public has utilized for many years which includes a train station, a library a municipal parking lot and much more. New Dorp Lane’s shopping has been a main stay over the course of many years. It’s so nice to take a stroll down New Dorp Lane to see local unique mom and pop businesses in action. New Dorp Lane is decorated every year during the Christmas season, it’s also a host to the Columbus Day Parade which begins and ends in new Dorp. It starts at Miller Field and ends at New Dorp Plaza. Recently New Dorp Lane’s restaurateurs hosted a Restaurant Crawl . Besides New Dorp Lane there are a number of other large shopping Centers in New Dorp Staten Island that are thriving. Many national name brand and big box stores are in these shopping centers.
Property type found in New Dorp are one and two family detached semi attached and attached homes. Mixed use multifamily / commercial. Styles of homes, Colonials, capes, ranches, Victorians, Tudors, contemporary, townhouses and bungalows.
World War Veteran’s Park at Miller: Part of Gateway National Recreation Area. The former Army air Corps base. Named for Captain James Ely Miller who was the first American aviator killed in combat during World War 1 in France. Located below Hylan Blvd, between New Dorp Lane and Greely Ave. This park has 187 acres of space, baseball and softball fields, Cricket, Bocce Court, playgrounds and a picnic area. When owned by the Vanderbilt family this site was once a working farm.
Dugan Playground: Weed Ave between Tysens La and Bet. Tysens La. and Isernia Ave. Baseball fields, Basketball courts, playground and spray showers.
Click here (http://schools.nyc.gov/default.htm) to find public schools in New Dorp.
Private schools: Our Lady Queen of Peace elementary school 22 Steele Ave SI NY 10306.
New Dorp Christian Academy 259 Rose Ave SI NY 10306.
Saint Charles School (Pre K -3 through 8th grade) 200 Penn Avenue SI NY 10306.
Academy of NYC – Paul Mitchell Partner School of Cosmetology & Esthetics.
Taste of India II 287 New Dorp Lane, SI NY 10306
Jade Asian Bistro 331 New Dorp Lane, SI NY 10306
Chikurin (Sushi) 365 New Dorp Lane, SI NY 10306
La Strada (Italian) 139 New Dorp Lane, SI NY 10306
Brioso (Italian) 174 New Dorp Lane, SI NY 10306
Fresh Tortillas 304 New Dorp Lane, SI NY 10306
Gennaros Pizzeria & Restaurant 413 New Dorp Lane, SI NY 10306
Pizzeria Giove 278 New Dorp Lane, SI NY 10306
Villa Monte 170 New Dorp Lane, SI NY 10306
Pronto Pizza 337 New Dorp Lane, SI NY 10306
Mikes Place (Greek American) 355 New Dorp Lane, SI NY 10306
Oishi Sushi (Japanese) 366 New Dorp Lane, SI NY 10306
STORES, LOCAL BUSINESSES AND BANKS
A.F. Bennett Salon and wellness Spa 350 New Dorp Lane Staten Island NY 10306
B and A Jewelers 172 New Dorp Lane Staten Island NY 10306
Bikram Yoga 181 New Dorp Land Staten Island NY 10306
South Shore Animal Hospital 125 New Dorp Lane Staten Island NY 10306
Dragon Kim’s Karate USA 272 New Dorp Lane Staten Island NY 10306
In Phase women’s evening wear 338 New Dorp Lane Staten Island NY 10306
Ivory & Company women’s evening wear 324 New Dorp Lane Staten Island NY 10306
Mrs. Rosemary’s Dance School 5 New Dorp Plaza, Staten Island NY 10306
Home Sweet Home 285 New Dorp Lane Staten Island NY 10306
Shop Rite 2424 Hylan Blvd Staten Island NY 10306
Home Goods 2718 Hylan Blvd Staten Island NY 10306
TJ Max 2530 Hylan Blvd Staten Island NY 10306
Seven-Eleven 2477 Hylan Blvd Staten Island NY 10306
Empire State Bank 1316 N Railroad Ave Staten Island NY 10306
Santander Bank 257 New Dorp Lane Staten Island NY 10306
Chase Bank 200 New Dorp Lane Staten Island NY 10306
Richmond County Savings Bank 2595 Hylan Blvd Staten Island NY 10306
BCB Bank 354 New Dorp Lane Staten Island NY 10306
Peoples United Bank 2754 Hylan Blvd Staten Island NY 10306
Municipal Credit Union 2546 Hylan Blvd Staten Island NY 10306
Northfield Bank 2706 Hylan Blvd Staten Island NY 10306
Plus many more stores, businesses and banks in New Dorp Staten Island, to many to list.
HOUSES OF WORSHIP
Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church 90 3rd St, Staten Island NY 10306
Crossroads Church 168 New Dorp Lane, Staten Island NY 10306
New Dorp Baptist Church 259 Rose Ave, Staten Island NY 10306
New Dorp Moravian Church – 2205 Richmond Road, Staten Island, NY 10306
Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Cedar Grove Ave, Staten Island, NY 10306
Iglesia ni Cristo Church, 75 Cedar Grove Ave, Staten Island NY 10306
Yearly, Columbus Day Parade.
Yearly Christmas tree lighting 9th Street and New Dorp Lane. Caroling, music, Santa and more.
POINTS OF INTEREST
Gustave A. Mayer House: A beautiful Landmark. Italianate Villa style Mansion built-in 1855 at 2475 Richmond Rd. Click here (http://www.neighborhoodpreservationcenter.org/db/bb_files/1989GustaveMayerHouse.pdf) to read more about this beautiful Staten Island home.
New Dorp Lighthouse, a landmark. It was built-in 1856, it was sold to a Staten Island resident in 1974 who is using it as a private residence on Boyle St 10306.
Lane Theater 168 New Dorp Lane, Staten Island, NY 10306, the interior was landmarked in 1988. Click here (http://www.neighborhoodpreservationcenter.org/db/bb_files/1988LaneTheaterInterior.pdf) to read more about the landmark designation.
New Dorp Train Station, on New Dorp Lane and Railroad Avenue.
Local bus service: S57, S74, S76, S78, S84, S86 and S79 Select bus Service. Express buses X1, X2, X3, X4, X5, X7, X8, X9, and X15.
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