Charleston is a neighborhood on the South Shore of Staten Island, NY. It borders Rossville, Pleasant Plains and Tottenville, as well as Arthur Kill Bay. While being sparsely populated, the area has seen a number of new developments in a recent history including the Tides at Charleston, a senion citizen community development, as well as major shopping centers. Target, Home Depot, The Christmas Store, Ethan Allen, and other major retailers have set up shops here. The area is easily accessible via West Shore Expressway, and is served by S74 and S84 buses.