Defining Intersection of Castleton Corners Revamped in Near Future

Victory Boulevard and Manor Road form the corners of the Castleton Corners neighborhood; yet, the intersection can barely handle the traffic. What is the solution to the narrow lanes, little space for left turns, and insufficient commercial activity at the important cross street? A blueprint was released mapping out the […]

J-51 Tax Incentive Program Extension and Reformation

December 31st of 2011 marked the expiration date for New York City’s J-51 tax incentive program.  Originally established in 1955, the program was created to promote renovation and upgrades to residential buildings with multiple units.  It included both an exemption and abatement.  The exemption would reduce the taxable assessed value […]

Here is a complete look at Westerleigh, Castleton Corners, and Sunnyside, Staten Island

On the North Shore of Staten Island –just above the Staten Island Expressway–you can find the neighborhoods of Westerleigh, Castleton Corners, and Sunnyside. These neighborhoods are very close to Clove Lakes Park and Silver Lake Park and offer quiet, lovely streets. In Westerleigh, there is a wide variety of homes […]