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The man cave isn't just for guys anymore. Interior designer Elaine Griffin stops by affordable decor source Home Goods to offer suggestions for the serene hideaway that every mother deserves. Promotional consideration furnished by Home Goods.

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Live In The Steinway Mansion For $2.5M

Originally built in 1850, the legendary, Astoria, Queens mansion was purchased by the Steinway family in 1870, who also operated a piano factory on the premises. Although no longer owned by the piano-purveying family, the five-bedroom, 4.5-bath house retains their name. The home, which includes an English pub, billiards room, jacuzzi and sauna, is currently owned by Michael Halberian, whose family has lived here since 1925. For more information about the Steinway mansion (it's listed at $2,500,000 for simply the house or $4,500,000 for the property and an additional parcel of land), contact Kim Parshley of Halvatzis Realty at 917-620-5344 or Carolyn and Paul Zweben of Prudential Douglas Elliman at 212-769-6537. View the listing.

This episode of Open House was hosted from 484 Greenwich Street, an $11.2 million, three-bedroom apartment in New York City. For more information about 484 Greenwich Street, contact Halstead Property's Debra Ortega or Richard Orenstein at 212-381-4206 or 212-381-4248. View the listing.

Designer Living: Jamie Drake's Cozy Loft

Tastemaker Jamie Drake of NYC-based firm Drake Design Associates gives us a lesson on how to warm up a loft's cool, industrial look. With oversized furniture and a sunny color palette, this Tribecca home exudes a cozy, welcoming vibe.
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On last weekend’s Open House New York, we visited the innovative rooms that were inspired by “Dexter,” “Weeds” and “Californication” at the Showtime Showhouse (watch the segment here).  We were also welcomed inside the Steinway mansion (watch the video below) in Astoria, Queens that was built by the piano-producing family and is now on the market for $2.5 million. Design guru Jamie Drake showed us how to turn a sleek Tribeca loft into a warm, family-friendly retreat (view the video below). Then we got a glimpse into Heisman trophy winner Pete Dawkins' $19.5 million, 23,500-square-foot house in Rumson, NJ (watch the video below). Finally, interior designer Elaine Griffin taught us how to fashion our own mom cave, a peaceful escape for mothers (watch the above video).

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