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02 December, 2006

Steinway St.

For those who know about pianos (I only learned about this quite recently) but Steinway & Sons are apparently a big brand in the piano making. They were also big on naming quite a large street in the Astoria part of Queens. Steinway Street runs till Northern Blvd (shown above) where Astoria ends and Sunnyside begins. In Queens we have tens and tens of names for every area and due to the ill-defined borders some areas have two names or overlap each other. For example, Steinway can be considered its own part in Queens but it's actually in Astoria. This can be confusing even you if you live here let alone for those who don't!
Bon weekend todos!

17 Comments:

Blogger Olivier said...

A manhattan (n 29 de la 57eme Str West entre la 5e et 6e av) il y a une croix de la legion d'honneur. c'est le premier immeuble ou steinway etait installe. La legion d'honneur vient qu'ils avaient gagnes le 1er prix a l'exposition universelle de paris en 1867.
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02 December, 2006 11:20  
Blogger Jing said...

funny direction boards~~~
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03 December, 2006 06:16  
Anonymous lynn said...

That's interesting and a lovely photo. Looks cold!

03 December, 2006 07:12  
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25 December, 2006 03:15  
Blogger teo mocchi said...

Merry Christmas, Buon Natale!

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25 December, 2006 17:00  
Blogger Writer on Board said...

Ah, just found your blog. Steinway. Yes. Thank you. Bon weekend.

23 January, 2007 02:11  
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Blogger Anil said...

Ah, Steinway street, nice to see it again. I lived quite close to this place and grew up there for a significant part of my life. Look forward to more photos.

08 October, 2007 04:01  
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Anonymous Queens Air Conditioning said...

Clever post and nice picture. I used to go into their stores all the time, but my air conditioning business allows me very little free time to go on such excursions to the piano store of old. Hopefully soon. Thanks for the memories.

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