Staten Island Skyway

Staten Island SkywayAn Urban Reclamation Project to Create a World-Class Park on the Abandoned North Shore Railway
Proposed by the Staten Island Economic Development Corporation
Designed By Almir Abdulovski & Vincent Torchio

Staten Island Skyway at a Glance

  • Will have a profound economic impact on the neighborhoods that surround it
  • Will help reactivated the retail corridor on Port Richmond Avenue which will bring new investment, new businesses and reuse of historic buildings
  • Will be centrally located in a dense commercial and residential corridor which presently has an active Brownfield Opportunity Area (BOA), the Richmond Terrace Commercial Development Corporation (Merchants Association), the Port Richmond Commercial Corridor and a working waterfront
  • Will provide a continuous multi-purpose pathway, along the waterfront where feasible, connecting points of interest and providing harbor views
  • Will provide a safe way for local residents to traverse to Port Richmond Avenue and bypass narrow and unsafe winding roads