Kelly and Norman Green’s Straight Lane home is the model of French elegance, formality, architecture and interior design. From the intricate moldings to authentic hardware to the soft, warm tones. The grand salon, with its ornate carvings, opulent gold touches and crystal embellishments, was originally in a town home built for financier Rodolphe Kann at No. 51 Avenue D’lena in about 1896. The designer was architect Ernest Samson, celebrated for his building of fine and elegant homes in Paris. It is said he had only a few commissions outside of Paris, one of which was The Chateau de la Verrerie for The Marquis de Vogue.
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