In 1948 Madelaine Felkay came to America from Hungary to escape the communists that were taking over and the past devastation of WWII where so many of her family members had found themselves in concentration camps. Once married to the owner of Tip Top Brush Co. she used this stylish apartment for bridge games and hosting social parties with a Hungarian pianist friend filling the room with music overlooking a million dollar view of Central Park South.
Welcome to what I call “Betty Draper’s home” in Manhattan-
Special thanks to her Granddaughter Emily Horton for letting me capture this glamorous woman’s home. I’m totally obsessed with hot pink now.
See more from my At Home With series as we go behind the doors of real people in New York City!