After they sold the Knapp Mansion and the attached house the Wallaces lived in at Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, both Phoebe and Antoinette resided on 5th Avenue and Central Park South, in equally lavish and roomy surroundings. "Netty's" apartment suite in "The Bolkenhayn" was over 4,300 square feet. Read about what it was like inside, it was amazing for its day.
THE SAVOY & THE BOLKENHAYN 1890's
Momma Phoebe took a suite in the Savoy and daughter "Netty" in the Bolkenhayn House . The smaller, but very lavish and elaborate Bolkenhayn, where apartments cost $9000.00 per year in 1900, was named for a town in Silesia, a region in Central Europe that lied in area of that now borders in the Czech Republic, Poland and Germany.
THE BIG PICTURE LOOKING INTO THE ENTRANCE TO CENTRAL PARK
A DECADE OR SO LATER CIRCA 1910
The Carriages Are Now Horseless But Phoebe Kept Her Horses & Coachman Up Until May of 1908