You know what’s a cool way to say thank you? A diplomatic medal.
Susan Lehrman got two in the past week — one from France, one from Russia, presented by their ambassadors at the D.C. embassies. The real estate investor (she made a fortune in NYC, and husband Sam is a developer and Giant supermarket heir) was honored for contributions to international relations, i.e., big bucks to arts programs dear to the ambassadors.
Photo by David Cheskin via the University of Edinburgh Seventy years ago, the Berlin-born architect Antony Wolffe was awarded a medal for his civic designs for Edinburgh, Scotland. But sadly, the honor was taken away from him severa... Read Post
The heavy and handsome gold medal was presented at a ceremony at the New Zealand Embassy by a terrific man, Ambassador Mike Moore. I am grateful, and pleased I got through the ceremony without crying, passing out, or tripping. Read Post
Real estate investor/philanthropist/socialite Susan Lehrman has new digs. Lehrman recently bought a $6 million condo at 3303 Water St. in Georgetown, according to public records. The luxury condo building boasts a faux-industrial lo... Read Post