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Jun 12 2011

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Grotto in Rosebank, Staten Island

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Grotto in Rosebank, Staten Island. Image 1

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Grotto is a national historic district located at 36 Amity Street in Rosebank, Staten Island, New York. It is a historic Roman Catholic grotto designed and constructed by the local Italian American community. Work on the distinctive concrete and stone folk art structure was begun in 1937 and continues to the present. The property includes the grotto, a frame meeting hall dated to about 1920, and contributing landscape features and ancillary structures and objects.


Jun 12 2011

St. Joseph's Church in Rosebank, Staten Island

St. Joseph's Church in Rosebank, Staten Island. Image 1

In 1901, Father Paolo lacomino was sent by the Archdiocese to lay the groundwork for a new parish in the community of Rosebank. The area was predominantly European and was called Rosebank due to the exceptional amount of rose bushes cultivated in the community.