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A billionaire financier let guests vandalize his Upper East Side apartment with graffiti as he played beer pong after the Save Venice masquerade ball. The ball has become hotter than the Met Gala among New York’s elite, writes Page Six, and guests this year included Sienna Miller and actual princesses, such as Maria-Olympia of Greece, Marie-Chantal of Greece and Saudi royal Deena Aljuhani Abdulaziz. An official after-party was held at high-end eatery the Pool, it seems like the more exciting part was at Wall Street investor Chase Coleman III’s place at an East 66th Street co-op near Central Park.
Guests were invited to vandalize the French plastered walls with spray paint for as long as the party went on. Coleman, who is a descendant of Peter Stuyvesant, and his wife Stephanie, bought the apartment for $52 million in 2016, but it is currently vacant because it will be redone by architect Peter Marino. According to reports, the couple plans to combine the 15-room home with the two units they own a floor above. Demolition starts this week, so they had no issue with the walls becoming art.
Partygoers were seen on social media tagging the walls. The guest list at the after-party included Paris Hilton, Theodora Richards and a host of art insiders and collectors.Read the full story at Page Six