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HJ, Street, near Broadway. Broadway. A private elevator elevator snoots one up to the Frohman hideaway. Here It is that he stages his exclusive and intimate dinners, with such honor guests as Ethel Barrymore, t h e actress; Alexander W o o l l c o t t , t h e critic, and K i t a Wciman, the novelist. novelist. A trap door, at the diners' feet, Billy De Beck, the Noted Cartoonist, with One of the Drawing, that Adorn Hi. Ivory Suite at Broadway and Ninety-fourth Street. drawn back, discloses the Lyceum stage, aglow with light and color. Gaze, for a moment, at th« « photographs at the bottom of till page. On the left, 700 will perceive perceive a telling shot of one of New most superb open-air snuggeries. It ii the home of Mies Cora Clark, sister of Marguerite Clark, the movie and musical comedy actress, and is located on top the residential skyscraper at No. 50 Central Park West. The photographer has set up his in the little arbor at .the western extremity of the roof garden, an embowered embrasure where celebrities gather of afternoons afternoons to sip Pekoe and chat about arts. The gracefully designed pool guarded by the metallic heron is typical of Clark's general scheme of decoration. Is the arbor at the right The cool benches, the expanslveness and the quiet beauty of the garden, lifting Its. face sun, wind and stars, make the Clark residence remarkably appealing. In the background at the right you tho little white house where the hostess takes refuge in blowy, snowy weather. has a cozy interior, far more roomy seems possible. And above it is yet another roof garden, whence the climber may look down on the park, with it» jeweled ropes of light, Its velvet and its dot-and-dash scarlet motor-lamp*, The picture at the right givee an intimate ·glimpse of Mrs. Belmont Tiffany's roof at No. 185 Madison Avenue. While she is in this country--just at present is abroad--Mrs. Tiffany, who was Hits Anne Cameron and Is prominent «o- ciety leader, flies to her beloved rooftop for rest and Isolation from din and An interesting sidelight on the sky- high fad today is the fact that, to modern psychologists, all these roof- dwellers are completely free from a strange and! terrifying psychic malady labeled akrophobia (fear of height). To sufferers from this ailment, the mere thought of height is paralyzing. They have fits of giddiness when they go roof gardens, and airplanes make them faint. Perhaps that was what impelled the prehistoric caveman to "dig in" in mountainsides. But it doesn't mean a thing La Marquise de la Falaise--or Daniel Frohman--or Mrs. Belmont Tiffany--or the sponsor of Spark Plug! And then, too, cavemen were never so rich as

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  1. Hamilton Evening Journal,
  2. 19 Dec 1925, Sat,
  3. Page 17

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