Kenneth Jay Lane, American costume jewelry designer, Died at 85


Kenneth Jay Lane was born on April 22, 1932, in Detroit, Michigan and died on July 20, 2017.

He was an American costume jewelry designer.

Since 1977 until his death his home in Manhattan was a duplex in the Stanford White mansion completed in 1892 and one of the few surviving mansions on Park Avenue.

Which he resided in as the home of the Advertising Club, from 1923–1977

The mansion was converted into a cooperative apartment house.

Lane’s living room is the former club library and features an original marble mantelpiece, original artwork and lamps designed by Robert Denning of Denning & Fourcade.

Kenneth Jay Lane passed away at 85 years old.