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Old 02-01-2012, 01:02 PM
 
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Anyone know anything about the Vanderbilt Ave Section
of Staten Island ??

Thanks !

Last edited by ManhattanGirlz; 02-01-2012 at 01:03 PM.. Reason: word correction - spelling
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Old 02-01-2012, 05:50 PM
 
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Check your DM.

Basically, it's a so-so area. The further east you go (east of Tompkins Avenue is best, but east of Osgood Avenue might be alright), the safer it is because you're going further away from Park Hill (plus, you also get access to the SIR instead of having to depend on buses).
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Old 02-02-2012, 07:17 AM
 
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It's not exactly the best area. It is pretty run down compared to other areas in SI.
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Old 02-02-2012, 09:44 AM
 
Location: Staten Island, New York
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don't
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Old 02-02-2012, 12:20 PM
 
Location: Confines of the 101 Precinct
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It's the hood. The closer you get to the water is better, but after that nursing home, going west on Vanderbilt is pretty much a no-go. Park Hill (an apartment complex) is on Vanderbilt Avenue and it's pretty bad. One of the few places I've ever felt seriously intimidated walking on the street.
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Old 02-02-2012, 01:13 PM
 
Location: Glendale, NY
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Much betters areas in Staten Island.
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Old 02-02-2012, 04:00 PM
 
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Much betters areas in Staten Island.
True, but the question is: Can she afford them? Or is she willing to handle the trade-off that comes with living in a nicer area (a really crappy commute for instance)? I mean, she did look for apartments in the South Bronx, which suggests that her budget is fairly low.

She mentioned here (http://www.city-data.com/forum/22211212-post8.html) that her budget is $1,300 for 2 bedrooms, and she would prefer a house. A 2-bedroom for $1,300might be doable in a better area of SI, but it's highly unlikely it would be a house.
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Old 02-10-2012, 01:02 AM
 
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Not a Safe area !!
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Old 02-12-2012, 12:10 AM
 
Location: Staten Island
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Not safe for whitey at all. Run Cracker RUN!
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Old 02-12-2012, 03:15 PM
 
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I made a safety map of SI.

Staten Island Safety Map - Google Maps

The boundaries aren't perfect: They can shift a few blocks in either direction, depending on who you ask, but you get the general idea. Obviously, if anybody plans on moving there, they should check out the neighborhood beforehand, especially if it's on the border of a red zone.
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