This neighborhoods main road was originally named Bay Terrace Ave, in the late 1940’s the word “Avenue” was dropped from the Street name. Now this street is known as Bay Terrace. The name of this town derived from its street name Bay Terrace. It’s been noted by Staten Island geographers that Bay Terrace is the southernmost community of the East Shore. Although older homes are not abundant here these gems built in the 1920”s can still be found here. In the late 1950’s single family construction of many new homes began in full force. Bay Terrace is one of the smaller Staten Island neighborhoods, its size is a little over half of a square mile.
One and two family detached, semi attached and attached homes. Condos & Coop’s.
Styles: Cape, Colonial, Hi Ranch, low Ranch Raised Ranch, Broadside Ranch, Multi-level.
Gateway National Park & Recreation, which has a Marina for boating and fishing, walking paths, a beach & rest rooms.
Greencroft Playground, Near PS 53 School, bounded by Ainsworth Ave and Redgrave St. The parks Dept. and the Board of ED jointly operate this park. Amenities are: Basket Ball Courts & playground equipment, offers opportunities for all ages.
Public schools can be found in Bay Terrace Staten Island NY. Check with the Dept. of Education: For more information about public schools you can find it on this site (NYC Board of Education)
Villa Paradiso (Italian), Jimmy Max Pizzeria and restaurant, Genki Sushi, Fire Grilled Burgers, Hokkaido Sushi and Japanese.
Evergreen Plaza: Key Food ,Thriftway Cards and Gifts, Venus nails, Soriano Pork Store, Richmond County Savings Bank, Capital 1 Bank, The UPS Store, Dunkin’ Doughnuts, Optical, Great Clips, Liquor Land wines and Spirts. Riviera Plaza: Riviera Nail and Spa, gymboree.com, Dunkin’ Donuts, Island Tanning, Dolphin Fitness Clubs, Style Connection Full Service Salon.
HOUSES OF WORSHIP
Congregation B’nai Israel 45 Twombly Ave Staten Island, NY 10306
POINTS OF INTEREST
Fredrick Douglass memorial Cemetery, corner of Amboy Road and Montreal Avenue. Earliest known burial was in 1935. Originally an A 17-acre African America burial ground. Today, it’s open to all nationalities and faiths.
Ocean view Cemetery is located at: 3315 Amboy Rd. A non-sectarian 105-acre cemetery serving all people of all religions and nationalities.
The Bay Terrace train station at Bay Terrace & Justin Ave. Local buses S78, S79. Express Buses X1, X4, X5, X7, X8, X24.
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