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Staten Island, NY

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Staten Island is one of New York City’s five boroughs; however, with 500,000 residents, it’s the smallest by a long shot—nearly 1,000,000 people shy of the Bronx. Staten Island may be quieter than the other boroughs, but it has a lot of its own charm. It boats the 2.5-mile long FDR Boardwalk, several designated historic districts, and a free quaint ferry that allows travelers to check out Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty.

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Alexan Cityview
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Baths: 1-3


$950 Two bedroom in Staten Island-50 Vista Ave
Beds: 2
Baths: 1


$1130 One bedroom in Staten Island-Hamilton Ave
Beds: 1
Baths: 1


$1350 One bedroom in Brooklyn-350 Bay Ridge Pkwy
Beds: 1
Baths: 1


$900 studio in Staten Island-297 Harbor Rd.
Beds: 1
Baths: 1


$1750 One bedroom in Brooklyn-9115 Colonial Road
Beds: 1
Baths: 1

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Sailors Snug Harbor

<p>Sailors Snug Harbor is ConsideredÊStatenÊIsland's crown jewel. Once a home for aged sailors, it is now an 83-acre city park, which contains an exquisite collection of architecturally significant 19th century buildings. The 26 structures set in a park along the Kill Van Kill on the north shore ofÊStatenÊIslandÊin New York City feature Greek Revival, Beaux Arts, Italianate, and Victorian architectural styles. Arts organizations from all around New York City use the Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden for major events.</p>

Chinese Scholar's Garden

<p>Part of theÊStatenÊIslandÊBotanical Garden, the Chinese Scholar's Garden was built by Chinese artists and artisans from Suzhou. The garden is designed with "ya" or elegance and is entered through a narrow passage where meditation takes place prior to entering the main garden. The design of the garden is to produce harmony and create an infinite space within an enclosed area. The garden features three palms and a waterfall, beautiful walkways, bridges, two main pavilions and a number of paintings and calligraphy designed to represent the garden ownersÕ knowledge of literature and art.</p>


<p>The greatest bargain in New York, the StatenÊIslandÊFerry is a favorite among tourists, as it provides panoramic views of the lower Manhattan skyline the Statue of Liberty. The five mile trip from the southernmost tip of Manhattan to St. George Ferry terminal is free of charge and boasts an on time performance rate of 96 percent. It carries over twenty million passengers annually.</p>