Stapleton Railway Station Reconstruction – Staten Island NY

Description

The Stapleton railway station was rebuilt as a concrete structure during the mid-1930s as part of a massive grade separation project along the Staten Island Railway.

The Public Works Administration (PWA) provided a $1.46 million grant for the $6 million grade crossing elimination project, which included work elsewhere in Staten Island and even in Manhattan. PWA Docket No. NY 4926.

Source notes

National Archives: Record Group 135: Public Works Administration; Projects Control Division; Entry 52: Indices to Non-Federal Projects; Report No. 5: Status of All Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects, page 22.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stapleton_(Staten_Island_Railway_station)

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on March 7, 2018.

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Location Info


Staten Island, NY

Location notes: Between Water St. and Prospect St., Bay St. and Front St.

Coordinates: 40.627943, -74.075167

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