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Honoring Albert Hadley

A mod herringbone floor joins peacock-blue walls in a New York City living room for attorney Frederic R. Coudert III; the large painting is by Larry Poons.
  • Bill Bonfil

    Brook Astor's Red Room. Best site if for hi-end traditional. The Devoted Classicist

  • Maida Deckow

    Perhaps one of the most famous rooms Mr. Hadley ever designed for Brooke #home interior decorators #interior design and decoration|

  • Sally

    Brooke Astor's NY "red" library by Albert Hadley

  • ʈʂαɦizɲ ʈʂҽɦ(ʈɦųɲɖҽɽ)

    Brooke Astor's library by Albert Hadley

  • Suzi Holler

    "A detail of Brooke Astor’s famous Manhattan library, where her late husband’s rare books filled enamel-and-brass bookcases; the sofa is covered in Brunschwig & Fils’s La Portugaise print." Photo: William P. Steele -- Click through for a slide show "Honoring Albert Hadley" from "Architectural Digest" -- Compare with another view of the same library here:

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