Contact Us
North Orange Daily Voice serves Crawford, Hamptonburgh, Middletown, Montgomery, New Windsor, Newburgh & Wallkill
Return to your home site

Menu

North Orange Daily Voice serves Crawford, Hamptonburgh, Middletown, Montgomery, New Windsor, Newburgh & Wallkill

Nearby Towns

  • West Orange
    serves Deerpark, Greenville, Middletown, Minisink, Mount Hope, Port Jervis & Wawayanda
  • Putnam
    serves Brewster, Carmel-Kent, Cold Spring, Mahopac, Patterson & Putnam Valley
  • Southwest Dutchess
    serves Beacon, East Fishkill, Fishkill, LaGrange, Poughkeepsie, Wappinger & Wappingers Falls
  • South Orange
    serves Blooming Grove, Chester, Cornwall, Goshen, Highlands, Monroe, Tuxedo, Warwick & Woodbury
real estate

Actor Chazz Palminteri Builds His Own Castle In Hudson Valley

Actor and writer Chazz Palminteri
Actor and writer Chazz Palminteri Photo Credit: AskChazz.com

Bedford's Chazz Palminteri tells the New York Times, in this profile, how a Bronx boy ended up moving to a 9,500-square-foot mansion in Westchester County.

The successful 65-year-old actor, restaurateur and author of “A Bronx Tale” described how he came to live in a huge castle built of stone and marble, gables and sky-high ceilings, columns and archways and yards of Schumacher fabric on six acres in Bedford.

“When I was young and we lived in a fifth-floor walk-up in the Bronx, we would often get in the car and drive north,” said Palminteri, who played the guy you definitely didn’t want to get in a car with in movies like “Analyze This,” “A Bronx Tale,” “Diabolique” and “Bullets Over Broadway” (a role that earned him an Oscar nomination). “And one time we got off at Bedford. I remember this distinctly. We saw all these houses there, these big houses.”

Palminteri told the Times: “We were kids from the Bronx, you know? And I thought, ‘Who are these people in these mansions? What do they do for a living?’ And I said, ‘I’m going to live here one day. One day, I’m going to live here.’”

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

North Orange Daily Voice!

Serves Crawford, Hamptonburgh, Middletown, Montgomery, New Windsor, Newburgh & Wallkill

Hi! You've read our articles so we know you like our reporting. To keep reading please join our mailing list.

Get important news about your town as it happens.