He loved to buy jewelry—diamond bracelets especially—which he kept hidden on the top of his canopy bed.2
The devout Catholic attended Mass daily at the Church of St. Vincent Ferrer. A memorial service was held two months after his death at St. Patrick's Cathedral.3
The four-floor East Side townhouse was decorated by the late interior designer Jed Johnson.4
He was a very private individual. Few people—including his closest friends—were invited to the home.
Photograph by Norman McGrath/Courtesy of Jed Johnson Associates, Inc.