st. anthony gilded grand piano_credit robert rivard

A gilded grand piano in the St. Anthony Hotel lobby. Photo by Robert Rivard.

A historic Louis XV Steinway piano at home in the St. Anthony Hotel. Photo by Robert Rivard.

A Louis XV Steinway piano with its own pedigreed past served as the lobby centerpiece. The piano was eventually sold, but a few years ago was purchased at auction for a small fortune by one of the current partners and brought back to the lobby.