Sunday, December 27, 2015

Exactly 5 Years Ago, December 27, 2010, a Monday, ...


... the last owner of the Steinway Mansion, Mr. Michael Halberian, died from a heart attack in the infamous ...


... blizzard of December 26-27, 2010 when the responding ambulance could not drive up through the snow of the unplowed 41st Street bordering the Mansion:




May you rest in peace, Mr. Halberian.  We, the citizenry of Queens, hope that your dreams and aspirations for the future of the Steinway site have been met for this your beloved property:

(Mansion views: December 27, 2015)


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Thursday, December 24, 2015

Rare Christmas Eve Full Moon at the Steinway Mansion.


Last occurrence was 38 years ago in 1977.  Next occurrence in 19 years in 2034.  Will you, Dear Reader, be around to witness it?

(Photo 1. The only "festive" occurrence - a celestial phenomenon.)

                       
(Photo 2.  The Mansion sits forgotten and forlorn.  Its majesty a constant amidst the mediocrity of the municipal morons who permitted what you see here.)

Monday, December 21, 2015

The 2015 Solstices at the Steinway Mansion.




NYC Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer Declares War on the Catholic Church.


   Van Bramer posts photograph of himself with Cardinal Timothy Dolan of the Archdiocese of New York on Van Bramer's "Team JVB Year End Video" (04:46).  Did Cardinal Dolan grant Van Bramer permission to do so?  Does Cardinal Dolan know that Van Bramer stated on this video as the Cardinal was being depicted:

   "It's more important than ever that we fight back and that we rise up and tell the truth about Planned Parenthood and the amazing work that goes on here."

    Amazing work?  Fight back?   Rise up?   

    Will the Roman Catholic Church stand still for these statements?




(The complete video can be seen here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z5SbiWR-8gk)

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Friday, December 18, 2015

Brooklyn Technical High School FOUNDRY



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Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Modern Art Foundry Renovation , 18-64 41st Street: a Stone's Throw from the Steinway Mansion


(Be sure to compare the Steinway horse stable building from the days of yore in Photo 5 with the present view in Photo 6.)

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Sunday, December 13, 2015

A MID-DECEMBER NIGHT'S DREAM: The Caliendo-Designed, Loria-Lucchese-Owned, Queens Political Establishment-Sanctioned, John Paulson Steinway & Sons-Ignored, Lonely Planet World's Borough Bullshit Warehouses Nightmare at the Steinway Historical Heritage Site.


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And you, the catatonic citizenry of Queens, can enjoy this obscene destruction of your historical legacy 
with your bagel and coffee.

  Have a nice day.


Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Masonry Work Begins at the First Caliendo-Designed Steinway-Site Warehouse. (Tuesday 12/08/15)


(Looking east from 42nd Street.)



Arrows on the schematic drawing below show warehouse where this masonry work is being done.

                                         (Courtesy of the Friends of Steinway Mansion.)

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Steinway Mansion Warehouse Update: Skeletal Construction Begins on 42nd Street (Sunday, 12/06/15)


Sight of the Mansion to be obliterated from view by architect Caliendo's designed warehouses from the 42nd Street side of the property.

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