A LEGENDARY 1920S PALM BEACH HOUSE IS A SHOWCASE FOR A STRIKING ART COLLECTION
Restored to its former glory, art adviser Heidi McWilliams’s home is a stunning backdrop for her wide range of works.
About four years ago, Heidi McWilliams, a Manhattan art adviser, and her husband, a financier, decided they might like to rent a furnished apartment in Palm Beach for a month or so. They had spent a significant amount of time over the years visiting the elegant community, with its wide boulevards, genteel tree-lined downtown, and bubbling social scene. McWilliams, who owned an art gallery in New York until 2009, has many clients and friends in the area. Although the couple live much of the year in an Upper East Side building originally designed by socialite and etiquette guru Emily Post and spend summers in an Italianate mansion overlooking the ocean in Watch Hill, Rhode Island, they were hoping to escape the worst of winter.