Click on the topics below for a full listing of links.

Staten Island and Westerleigh Related Links

Staten Island On The Web – New York Public Library

Staten Island USA – Official Guide My Staten Island – Community Guide

Community Board #1

The Staten Island Advance  (Newspaper) 

Todt Hill-Westerleigh Library

College of Staten Island (CSI) Library (Open to All) 

Westerleigh History and Real Estate

NYC Staten Island Web® – New York City

Staten Island Live (Community Site)

Immanuel Union Church Web Site

Open House New York Website

Museum of the City of New York: Staten Island: Farm to City:1661-2012

Staten Island Maps

Historic Westerleigh and Prohibition Park Links

Staten Island Growth Taskforce Website

Department of Buildings – Building Information Search

NYC Dept of City Planning

Westerleigh zone-map (Western) 

Westerleigh zone-map21b.pdf (Eastern) 

Historic District Related Sites

Local Landmark District Information – Small Study Area NYC LPC – What Landmarks Designation Means

NYC LPC – How landmarks are protected

NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission (NYC/ Local Historic District)

NYC LPC – Landmarking Process

Historic District Report  (an example) 

NYC LPC – Permits 

Glossary of Architectural Terms 

NYC LPC – Grants

The Impact of Historic Districts on Residential Property Values

National & State Register of Historic Places – Large Study Area National Register of Historic Places (National or State Historic Districts) 

Answers to Questions for Owners of Historic Properties 

National Register Sample Nomination 

Researching a Historic Property, National Register of Historic Places

Historic Residential Suburbs (Guidelines for Evaluation and Documentation)

How to Apply the National Register Criteria for Evaluation

How to Complete the National Register Multiple Property Documentation Form

How to Complete the National Register of Historic Places Registration Form 

Preservation Organizations

N/S = National/State       NYC = Local

Historic Districts Council (Supports Historic Districts in NYC)

New York Landmarks Conservancy – NYC 

Preservation League of NY State – N/S 

Preserve and Protect – NYC 

The Preservation League of Staten Island – NYC 

National Trust for Historic Preservation – N/S

NY State Office of Historic Preservation – N/S 

NY-SHPO Field Services – N/S

Home Repair How To – Historic Preservation


Vinyl Siding on Historic Buildings

The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties with Guidelines on Preserving,  Rehabilitation 

Stained Glass Preservation

Old House Journal Online

Material/Sources Old House Journal – Restoration Directory 

Traditional Building – Products and Sources

*Products- WIS does not endorse any of the products listed below but lists them as they appear to solve many of the unique needs of the homes in our community:
*How to Repair Cracked Plaster Ceilings and Walls*

*Best Paint Remover *

*Time Tested Exterior Paint for Window Sashes

*Custom Storm Windows

*Subway Bathroom Tiles

*Central Air Conditioning for the Old House

*How to Finish a Damp Basement Floor (Spacers also help level the finished floor)

*Antique Hardware

*If you’re thinking of adding historic details to and addition to your house – Traditional Construction Patterns – Design & Detail Rules of Thumb is a must read*

Researching Your Homes History Order form to obtain a 1940 photograph of your house – Let us know what you receive

First Columbia University Library Search New York

City – Municipal Archives’ Collections 

Genealogy – Staten Island Institute of Arts and Sciences 

Staten Island Institute of Arts and Sciences 

Staten Island, Richmond County, NY – Genealogical Resources

The Library of The Staten Island Historical Society

Official NYC Websites

Official NYC Page

WCTU Web (Women’s Christian Temperance Union)

Temperance and Prohibition

Prohibition & 18th Amendment

Frances Willard Historical Association