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Lighthouse Hill is a unique enclave on Staten Island, surrounded by the Greenbelt Conservancy, with the LaTourette Golf Course at its southern tip. This area was formerly known as Richmond Hill, of course, that was until its eponymous lighthouse was built in 1912.

Lighthouse Hill Staten Island

Victorian manors, colonials, along with small cottages and mid-century ranches comprise this neighborhood, many of them replete with well- manicured gardens, and retro-style in-ground swimming-pools. In many ways, Lighthouse Hill is a suburban time-capsule that yields a rich history. Arguably, it features the most distinctive architecture on the Island. While Staten Island boasts five other hills: Ward, Todt, Emerson, Grymes, and Sunset, the tallest of which is Todt Hill,

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Travis Staten IslandTravis is one of the oldest and isolated neighborhoods on the island, and one of the most unique with its interesting mix of residential and industrial real estate, deep military history, proximity to all major highways and transportation, and tranquil farm-like surroundings despite being so close to so much! 

 

Originating as an old Indian village, like most nations in this great country, the area was named New Blazing Star Ferry during Revolutionary times and was a skirmish site of the Battle of Staten Island. For decades dating from 1757, the area was a major part of the route between Philadelphia and New York via the Port Richmond Ferry as well as via present-day Victory Blvd, one of Staten Island's busiest thoroughfares. When it was first

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