Arrochar

Staten Island

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Arrochar is a neighborhood in northeastern Staten Island in New York City in the United States. It is located directly inland of Fort Wadsworth and South Beach, on the east side of Hylan Boulevard south of the Staten Island Expressway; the community of Grasmere borders it on the west. It is today primarily a neighborhood of one- and two-family homes and small businesses. The name \"Arrochar\" comes from the estate of W.W. MacFarland of the clan MacFarland in the 1840s, who named it for his home village of Arrochar in Scotland. At the beginning of the 20th century the neighborhood became a fashionable gateway to the resort communities of South Beach and Midland Beach. Throughout the 20th century it became a residential neighborhood for various ethnic groups.

Neighborhood Highlights

Buses:

S51
S52
S53
S78
S79 SBS
S81
X1
X2
X3
X9

Rental Prices:

$849 ― $1,626

Sales Prices:

$204,000 ― $391,000

Landmarks:

N/A

School Districts:

31

Police Precincts:

122

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