Considered the Best Ride in New York City, the Staten Island Ferry has been immortalized over the years in art, literature, film, and music. In the 19th century, cross-bay ferry riders complained of dangerous and unreliable private service. On October 25, 1905, the newly incorporated City of New York assumed ownership of the service, and the Borough classthe Brooklyn, Bronx, Richmond, Queens, and Manhattan ferryboatswas introduced. These were the largest ferries on the East Coast and made the crossing in 22.5 minutes. Today ...

Staten Island Ferry 2014, Arcadia Publishing (SC)

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