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42nd Street
7 World Trade Center
American Museum of Natural History
American Stock Exchange
Apollo Theater
Arthur Ashe Stadium
Belvedere Castle
Bethesda Terrace
Bleecker Street
Broadway theatre
Bronx Zoo
Brooklyn Brewery
Brooklyn Bridge
Brooklyn Museum
Brooklyn Public Library
Bryant Park
Carnegie Deli
Carnegie Hall
Central Park South
Central Park Zoo
Chase Bank
Chelsea Market
Chelsea Piers
Chrysler Building
Citi Field
Columbia University
Columbus Circle
Coney Island Cyclone
Duane Reade
East River
Ed Sullivan Theater
Ellis Island
Empire State Building
FAO Schwarz
Federal Hall
Fifth Avenue
Flatiron Building
GE Building
George Washington Bridge
Grand Army Plaza
Grand Central Terminal
Gray's Papaya
Hell Gate Bridge
Herald Square
Holland Tunnel
Hotel Chelsea
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir
Katz's Delicatessen
Knitting Factory
LaGuardia Airport
Liberty Island
Lincoln Tunnel
Little Red Lighthouse
Long Island
Madison Square
Madison Square Garden
Magnolia Bakery
Manhattan Bridge
Manhattan Center
Manhattan Municipal Building
MetLife Building
Metropolitan Opera
Museum of Modern Art
Museum of Sex
Nathan's Famous
New Museum of Contemporary Art
New York Bay
New York City Hall
New York City Subway
New York Harbor
New York Public Library
New York Stock Exchange
New York University
New Yorker Hotel
One Times Square
Parachute Jump
Park Avenue
Plaza Hotel
Queensboro Bridge
Radio City Music Hall
Rainbow Room
Rockefeller Center
Shake Shack
South Street Seaport
St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York
Statue of Liberty
The Cloisters
The Dakota
The New York Times
The San Remo
The Sphere
Time Warner
Time Warner Center
Times Square
Triborough Bridge
Trinity Church
Trump Tower
Union Square
United Nations Headquarters
Upper Manhattan
Verizon Building
Verrazano-Narrows Bridge
Wall Street
Washington Square Park, New York
Williamsburg Bridge
Woolworth Building
World Financial Center
World Trade Center
World Trade Center site
Yankee Stadium

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Wikipedia: The Staten Island Expressway is a 7.7 mile (12.39 km) long highway running through the borough of Staten Island, New York in the United States. It is part of Interstate 278. Its western terminus is the Goethals Bridge linking the island to New Jersey over the Arthur Kill. The eastern terminus is the Verrazano Narrows Bridge linking to Brooklyn over the Narrows. Named the Clove Lakes Expressway when originally proposed, it opened under its actual name in November 1964, the same month the Verrazano Narrows Bridge was completed.It connects to the West Shore Expressway, as well as to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Expressway (formerly the Willowbrook Expressway), both of which are designated as segments of New York State Route 440. Including these two interchanges, the expressway has a total of 13 exits, six of which are one-directional.In addition to local traffic on Staten Island, the expressway provides the most direct route from Brooklyn and Long Island to central or southern New Jersey. It is widely known throughout the New York area as one of the most congested roads in the city. The Staten Island Expressway is widely regarded as an important demographic boundary since virtually all of the island's African-American population and the vast majority of its Hispanic population resides north of the expressway, which is an area approximately one-fourth of the island's total area. The portion of the island north of the highway is also coterminous with the territory served by the 120th Precinct of the NYPD, one of the three police precincts located on Staten Island, and also one of the island's three Community Board districts. There is currently a Buses Only lane that runs in both directions between the Verrazano Narrows Bridge and the Todt Hill Road Exit. During construction many motorists assumed it would be an High-occupancy vehicle lane.

Going Nowhere Fast On The Staten Island Expressway!