PHOTO 1. Nineteenth century drawing showing the portico's roof
with balustrade fencing on top (large red hand). Similar balustrade fencing atop the tower
surrounding the cupola (smaller red hand) - presently missing as well.
PHOTO 2. The Steinway family in this late 19th century photo
under the roofed portico entrance.
PHOTO 4. Mike Halberian standing in the same spot as the Steinway family
seen in Photo 2 (above). Mike's pet chicken, seen here in the foreground is positioned
at about the second floor of the intruding newly-constructed warehouses.
|PHOTO 5. The beginning of the reconstruction of the portico's roof.|
|PHOTO 6. Portico roof reconstruction.|
|PHOTO 7. Portico roof reconstruction. Note flower urns seen in photo 1.|
|PHOTO 8. Portico roof reconstruction.|
PHOTO 9. Way atop the tower, the now copper-clad cupola's weathered plywood door
has been replaced.
|PHOTO 10. Copper rain leader.|
|PHOTO 12. Newly-constructed warehouses and the Steinway Mansion as seen |
from 41st Street, between Berrian Boulevard and 19th Avenue.