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Steinway Mansion

PHOTOS: Astoria's Famous Steinway Mansion For Sale

The Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Queens Gazette reported that on Monday, December 27th, the owner of the Steinway Mansion in Astoria, Michael Halberian, died in his home. The 82-...

Astoria Characters: The Master of the Mansion: 1927-2010

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

"I want to die in this house." That's what Michael Halberian, owner of the storied Steinway Mansion, declared late on Christmas Eve. Three days later, the house that brought Michael life took him back.

Astoria Characters: The Man to the Mansion Born

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Michael Halberian wanders through the central hall of the fabled Steinway Mansion and flips the switch that turns on the 1,000-pound crystal chandelier, big and round as the sun. It's motorized.