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Bemelmans Bar in New York, New York

In a bar in Manhattan that is covered in art, lives the last public place Ludwig Bemelmans' whimsy plays a big part. The story of the feisty literary heroine Madeline begins in Paris, but the girl with the red hair and big yellow hat travels all around the world in the books written and illustrated by Ludwig Bemelmans. Much like his most famous character, Bemelmans’ life began in Europe, in the Austrian Tirol, but he emigrated to the United States when he was nearly 20 years old.
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