SI homeowners lose claim over mapped street

Mapped street covers 48 percent of Amboy Road home. The 1918 City map allowed the potential to widen Staten Island’s Amboy Road by 80 feet. The mapped but unopened street line extended into the property located at 3290 Amboy Road at the corner of Buffalo Street, and covered almost 50 percent of the one-story house built years later on the lot. In 1984, James and Linda Royal purchased the affected property, taking out a $40,000 … <Read More>