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About Us

The Friends of Steinway Mansion (FoSM) is a consortium of individuals, businesses, government representatives and community groups united to purchase and restore Long Island City’s Steinway Mansion, and to open the building and its grounds to the public.

The Friends of Steinway Mansion is a program of the Greater Astoria Historical Society, a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization.

Mission

To immediately save and restore the Steinway Mansion as a museum and to establish it as a learning and education center.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Friends of Steinway Mansion?

The Friends of Steinway Mansion (FoSM) is a consortium of individuals, businesses, government representatives and community groups united to purchase and restore New York City’s Steinway Mansion and to open the building and its grounds to the public.

What are you trying to do?

The Friends of Steinway Mansion aim to purchase the entire parcel (6 lots) of land and restore the Steinway Mansion as a museum and learning/education center in New York City.

How is the Friends of Steinway Mansion raising money to buy the Mansion?

We have a diverse fundraising strategy:

  • We are reaching out to the New York arts community, individuals, and corporations and anyone who values places that make New York special.
  • Elected officials publicly acknowledged that they will have to play a role if this effort will be successful.
  • Every donation counts and we value even the most modest contribution.

Donations are accepted on our Donate page, or checks may be sent by mail.

Make checks payable to: “Friends of Steinway Mansion”
Mail to: Friends of Steinway Mansion, Quinn Building, 35-20 Broadway, 4th Floor, Long Island City, NY 11106

The Friends of Steinway Mansion is a program of the Greater Astoria Historical Society, a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization. Contributions are tax deductible in the manner and to the extent allowed by law.

 How can I get involved?

We will continue to offer new ways to become involved in this important mission as our campaign progresses.

At this time we ask you to support The Friends of Steinway Mansion by signing our petition, liking us on Facebook or following on us Twitter @steinwaymansion.

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How can I volunteer with the Friends of Steinway Mansion?

We appreciate your interest in the Friends of Steinway Mansion.

If you are interested in helping with FoSM events, social media, grant writing or administration please send your contact information and area of interest to steinwaymansion[at]gmail[dot]com.

We will be in touch with ways you can help this important initiative.

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Where can I find more information?

Click here to visit our full FAQ page.

We will continue to post historical photos, information on the Steinway family and updates on our progress to the website. We also invite you to help spread the word about saving Steinway Mansion:  Follow and Like us on Twitter @steinwaymansion or on Facebook @steinwaymansion.

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Thank you for your support!

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