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bos2A Remote Corner of Staten Island Braces for Major Changes: Wetlands Remediation and the Presence of a New Amazon Warehouse are Transforming Staten Island’s West Shore

By Nathan Kensinger – Curbed – October 11, 2018
For many years, Bloomfield has been one of the most isolated and neglected neighborhoods in Staten Island. Located in a marshland on the island’s northwest coast, the roads here are permanently flooded, the wetlands are a dumping grounds, and much of the street grid has been fenced off for decades, hidden inside a vast post-industrial wasteland. Today, three new projects are transforming this desolate landscape, bringing in new life, new roads, and new visitors. Read full story here.

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