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For Release: Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Media Advisory for Thursday, Nov. 16

DEC to Unveil Improvements at Mt. Loretto Unique Area, Staten Island

As part of Governor Cuomo's Adventure NY initiative, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) will unveil new improvements at Mt. Loretto Unique Area, Staten Island.

Who: DEC Deputy Commissioner of Natural Resources, Kathleen Moser and Regional Director Steve Zahn will be joined by state and local elected officials and community partners at a ribbon cutting event to unveil the improvements.

What: Ribbon cutting to unveil new improvements at Mt. Loretto Unique Area.
A guided walk along renovated roads and newly constructed pavilion.

When: Thursday, November 16, 11 a.m.

Where: Mt. Loretto Unique Area: 6450 Hylan Blvd., Staten Island, NY 10309


  • From Goethals Bridge - On I-278, take the exit for 440 South (West Shore Expressway). Take the last exit (exit # 1) on 440 South (just before the Outerbridge Crossing). At the end of the ramp there will be a traffic light, make a right. At the next intersection, take another right. At the traffic light, make a third right. This puts you on Page Avenue. Follow Page Ave until Hylan Blvd (go through four traffic lights, the fifth light is Hylan Blvd.) Take a LEFT on to Hylan Blvd and the parking lot for Mt. Loretto will be about 3/4 mile along Hylan Blvd on the right side.
  • From Verrazano Bridge - off the Verrazano Bridge, you can take the exit for Hylan Blvd and follow that south until you come to Mt. Loretto (the parking lot will be on the left coming this way).

DEC Contact: Adanna Roberts (718) 482-4966

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