Huguenot

Huguenot is a large area of Staten Island’s South Shore which is bordered by Annadale to the east, Rossville to the north, and Woodrow to the west. The area was originally named Bloomingview, and was settled by the Huguenots during the late 17th century to escape religious persecution in Europe. Most of the residences here have been developed within the past 30 years, and include a mixture of townhomes, single family homes, and upscale housing communities, all of which are very well-maintained. Education options for the area include P.S. 36, P.S. 56, I.S. 7, and Tottenville High School. Huguenot is served by the local S55, S56, S59, and S78 buses, as well as the X17, X19, X23, and X24 express buses, and a stop on the Staten Island Railway.

Restaurants and Entertainment in Huguenot

1. Ciro Pizza Cafe 862 Huguenot Avenue Roman-style pizza with ultra-thin crust plus pasta and more Italian eats in a modest room with booths. Read reviews here.

2. Il Pomodoro Pizza Pasta 895 Huguenot Avenue Classic take out pizzeria with a variety of dishes and flavors. Read reviews here.

Grocery Stores and Supermarkets Near Huguenot

1. Waldbaums 6400 Amboy Road

2. Pathmark 2730 Arthur Kill Road

Parks near Huguenot

1. Bloomingdale Park Bloomingdale Road A 138-acre park with a playground and lots of open, traditional park space! Other areas surrounding Bloomingdale Park include Annadale, Arden Heights, Charleston, Pleasant Plains, Prince’s Bay, Rossville, and Woodrow. For more information about park events, visit www.nycparks.org/parks/bloomingdale-park or call (718) 585-7117.

2. Wolfe’s Pond Park 420 Cornelia Avenue  This multifunctional park has a beach, dog park, a soccer field, hockey field, tennis courts, basketball courts, playgrounds, and much more! It’s one of the largest parks on Staten Island! Other areas surrounding Wolfe’s Pond Park include Huguenot, Annadale, Arden Heights, Great Kills, Eltingville, Prince’s Bay, Rossville, and Woodrow. For more information about park events, visit www.nycparks.org/parks/wolfes-pond-park or call (718) 984-8266.

3. Lemon Creek Park Prince’s Bay A fun park/beach with freshwater and a breathtaking view. Other areas surrounding Lemon Creek Park include Huguenot, Charleston, Prince’s Bay, Rossville, and Woodrow. For more information about park events, visit www.nycgovparks.com/parks/lemon-creek-park or call (212) 639-9675.

4. Blue Heron Park and Nature Center 222 Poillon Avenue A comfortable park, with lots of play and relaxation space, named after a gray-feathered predatory bird with a yellow bill! Other areas surrounding Blue Heron Park and Nature Center include Huguenot, Annadale, and Eltingville. For more information about park events, visit www.nycgovparks.org/parks/blue-heron-park or call (718) 967-3542.

5. Freshkills Park Staten Island At 2,200 acres Freshkills Park will be almost three times the size of Central Park upon completion. Currently one of the most popular parts of Freshkills is the four soccer fields that are open in the “Owl Hollow Fields” section of the park. Other areas surrounding Freshkills Park include Arden Heights, Huguenot, and Annadale. For more information about park events, visit www.freshkillspark.org or call (212) 788-8277.

 

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