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Steinway Street is a major street in the borough of Queens in New York City, New York, in the United States. Steinway Street is 2.4 mile two-way street that runs north-south between Berrian Boulevard in Astoria and Northern Boulevard in Long Island City. South of the Grand Central Parkway, Steinway Street is a major commercial district that is the primary section of a Business improvement district called Steinway Astoria Partnership.[2]

Steinway St
Steinway St
Broadway and Steinway Street in Astoria, Queens
Broadway and Steinway Street in Astoria
OwnerCity of New York
Maintained byNYCDOT
Length2.4 mi[1] (3.9 km)
LocationQueens, New York City
Coordinates40°46′0.18″N 73°54′45.68″W / 40.7667167°N 73.9126889°W / 40.7667167; -73.9126889Coordinates: 40°46′0.18″N 73°54′45.68″W / 40.7667167°N 73.9126889°W / 40.7667167; -73.9126889
South end NY 25A in Astoria
North endBerrian Boulevard in Ditmars
Looking northeast at 30–78 Steinway Street clock

Richard Hellmann, creator of Hellmann's mayonnaise, had his first big factory at 495 / 497 Steinway Street from 1915 to 1922. [3] In 1922, operations moved to a larger factory at 34-08 Northern Boulevard.[4]

Steinway Street is accessible by subway at the subway station of the same name (E, ​M, and ​R trains). The Q101 bus travels Steinway Street from 20 Avenue to Northern Boulevard.


  1. ^ Google (July 1, 2018). "Steinway Street" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved July 1, 2018.
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  3. ^ Richard Hellmann, Inc. Convention Tomorrow." A convention, banquet and dance has been arranged by Richard Hellmann, Inc, of 497 Steinway Avenue, Long Island City, for tomorrow, for members of the organization, its out of town representatives and its business friends. The program for the day includes a trip through the factory, followed by a convention at 4 o'clock at the Hotel McAlpin for distributors of the firm's products." -- Brooklyn, NY: Daily Star. Friday, 25 February 1921. Page 2.
  4. ^ Smith, Andrew F. Hellmann's Mayonnaise: A History.