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Capodanno Memorial
This memorial, located along Seaside Boulevard and the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach, commemorates the Congres...

Captain Roald Amundsen Plaza
Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen (1872-1928), polar explorer, was born in Borge, Norway. When he was 20 years old, Amundse...

Carlton Park
This park is named for nearby Carlton Avenue. This area of Staten Island was named Little Farms in the 1900s by the real esta...

Christopher J. Prescott Playground
This playground was renamed in 1997 in honor of Christopher J. Prescott (1972-1994), a Staten Island native who was the firs...

Clarence T. Barrett Memorial
Major Clarence Tynan Barrett (1840–1906), part of a prominent Staten Island family, distinguished himself through career...

Clove Lakes Park
Clove Lakes Park derives its name from the Dutch word “kloven,” meaning cleft. The particular cleft is the valley...

Clove’s Tail
Clove’s Tail is so named for its location at the tail end of Clove Lakes Park. The Dutch word “kloven” tran...

Conference House
Conference House, the 17th century manor house on this southernmost tip of Staten Island, was named after a dramatic meeting t...

Crescent Beach
This park and the surrounding community are named for the sandbar that separates them from Great Kills Harbor. At low tide, t...

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