|Historic Sites Of Astoria ,LIC|
|Astoria Park Designed by Robert Moses in the 1930's. Contains the largest public swimming pool built for the 1939 Summer Olympics tryouts. Free summer concerts are performed by the Queens Symphony Orchestra and other concert groups all summer long while patrons enjoy breathtaking, waterfront views of NYC's skyline.|
|Hellgate Bridge Celebrated as the world's longest reailroad bridge was completed in 1917. Spanning Astoria Park and crossing the East River, it is said that the curents are among the strongest in the world beneath the Hellgate Bridge. In 1780 during the revolutionary war, the Hussar Ship carrying over a million dollars in gold sank. Due to treacherous currents, numerous diving exhibitions failed to ever recover the gold.|
|Pots Cove Between Astoria Park South and 27th Avenue, wealthy merchants established summer homes in the 1840's calling the area the Hill. Many of their mansions are still intact with underground service tunnels leading to the waterfront.|
|Steinway Mansion Located at 18-33 41 Street is a NYC landmark built in 1865. Owned by the renowned Steinway family famous for their Steinway pianos that are still being constructed in the factory at 19th Avenue & 38th Street.
Steinway Street was named after the famous piano makers.
CLICK HERE to visit Steinway & Sons Piano
|25-82 Steinway Street,Astoria, N.Y. 11103