Queen Anne





Second empire













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Architectural Styles found throughout Staten Island, New York

Neo tudor style home, carrere and hastings,staten sland, nyshingle style home in stapleton and vanduzer street staten island new york

Early Colonial: 1690-1760’s

Swan, Van Duzer and Hannah Street in Tomkinsville feature examples of early Dutch Colonials.


Colonicl Revival—Dutch Colonial, Center Hall, Side Hall Colonials:   1885– Present


Photo Right:

280 College Avenue, Westerleigh, former Congressman Anning Prall’s

House, Colonial Revival designed by S.I. Architect James Whitford II.

Tudor Revival

1885– Present


Prairie Style

1895– Present

American Farmhouse


Mission Revival 1895-1940



Shingle Style



Photo Right: Colorful shingle tyle home located on Van duzer Street, Stapleton.

Stick Style

1875– 1900


Saltbox: 1700-1860’s


Left: An eclectically decorated Saltbox style home at 29 Cottage Place, Port Richmond. Home features, a pitched roof, clapboard siding, and small casement windows now are decorated with Stain glass.

29 cottage place in port richmond staten island and salt box style home


Cape cod






Gothic Revival




Below: A Grand Italiante style home on Van duzer Styreet, Stapleton on a large corner lot.

Second Empire


Above Right: Stucco and timber style home in Grasmere, Staten Island.  Probably built in the early 1900s.

Above Left: One example of a Tudor Revival style home  located on Vanderbilt avenue, off Tompkins Avenue in Clifton. Approx. a dozen were designed by  the Architects Carrer and Hastings.  ( Designers of  the Carnegie Style Libraries, such as NYC Fifth Avenue Library, Port Richmond, Stapleton and Tottenville Libraries.

Above: St. Paul’s Avenue– Stapleton Height’s Historic District

A lovely Italianate home on the hillside of Stapleton.