Steeped in History, With a Feel of the Brand New

July 24, 2011 at 7:29 pm Leave a comment

What does a group of 1830s free black oystermen from Maryland’s Eastern Shore have to do with the current development of housing on Staten Island? See this 2008 profile of Rossville, Staten Island from the Sunday New York Times Real Estate section.


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