Huguenot is a neighborhood on the South Shore of Staten Island. Its name derived from the Huguenots who were Protestants who fled religious persecution beginning in the 1500’s. The Huguenots were among Staten Island’s first settlers beginning in 1624. A French refugee Daniel Perrin arrived in New York in 1665. He settled on the South Shore of Staten Island. He was known as one of the Huguenots and was granted 80 acres of land. The neighborhood where he settled was named Huguenot.
Houses & Various Types & Styles of Real Estate
The homes in Huguenot Staten Island NY consist of detached free-standing one and two family homes, Semi attached one and two family homes, duplex, townhouses, condos. Style types are Colonials, Hi Ranch, Victorian, capes, low ranches, Broadside built & custom designed homes.
Huguenot Ponds Park: location is Billiou St. and Comely St. between Huguenot Ave. and Kingdom Ave. Ida Court Park: borders Drumgoole Rd. E., N. Railroad St., and Ida Ct. Arbutus Woods: Park Nature Area at Eyelandt, Stecher and Colon Street, Wolfe’s Pond Park and Beach: Cornelia Ave.
SCHOOLS & LIBRARY
Public and Private schools can be found in Huguenot Staten Island NY. Check with the Dept. of Ed. for nearby schools.
Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic private school 5411 Amboy Rd Staten Island, NY 10312.
Huguenot Park Library 830 Huguenot Ave. Staten Island, NY, 10312.
Ciro Pizza Café, The Greek Kitchen, Chopsticks House in Staten Island.
Subway Sandwiches, Dunkin Donuts, Ralph’s Italian Ice, Huguenot Nail, Angel’s Bridal, House of Trends Hair & Makeup, Evergreen Florist, Grand Oaks Banquet Hall, TD and Santander Banks.
HOUSES OF WORSHIP
Our lady Star of the Sea Church, The Reformed Church of Huguenot Park, Jehovah’s Witnesses Kingdom Hall (Eltingville Congregation) on Huguenot Ave Staten Island NY 10312.
The Huguenot Park Library host special events check out their website, here:
Staten Island Railway Huguenot station on Huguenot Ave, Local buses S55 , S56, S59, S78. Also served by express buses X17, X19, X23, and X24. Easy access to NYS route 440 by way of Arthur kill Rd. and Huguenot Ave entrance.
Annadale, Princes Bay, and Pleasant Plains.