Mega-developer Harry Macklowe is getting married on Thursday to his French fiancée Patricia Landeau, Page Six has exclusively learned.
And as part of the lavish affair, he’s putting up an entire installation with the couple’s images on a Park Avenue building to celebrate.
Images of a smiling Harry and Patricia began going up the corner of Park Ave. and East 56th St. — part of his luxury 432 Park project — on Wednesday, to be ready in time for the Thursday wedding. The installation includes 42-foot by 24-foot portraits of the pair by famed Parisian photo firm Studio Harcourt.
The love banners will be up for a month, we hear.
The wedding will be held Thursday morning at the former Williamsburgh Savings Bank, Weylin, for 100 guests including a number of the bride’s chic pals from Paris. Officiating will be presiding New York Supreme Court Justice Alan Scheinkman, and the crowd will then be shuttled to French hotspot Le Coucou for lunch in Manhattan.
Later on Thursday evening, 200 guests will attend a wedding celebration at 432 Park — where the entire 78th floor has been gutted to be transformed into a “massive ballroom” by events guru David Monn, we’re told. Monn’s creating a white-themed bash, complete with all white chandeliers, candles and flowers. (His clients have included David and Julia Koch, Lizzie Tisch and Martha Stewart.)
Top caterer Olivier Cheng is teaming with Paris’ Caviar Kaspia on the food, and the French pop act Gypsy Queens will perform. The bride’s wearing Chanel at the ceremony and Chloe at the reception, we hear, while Macklowe’s opting for Brioni.
The luxe wedding comes just after the billionaire, 82, Macklowe and his wife of nearly six decades Linda Macklowe went through a bruising multimillion-dollar divorce — in which their fortune, including a $700 million art collection, was ordered to be split down the middle by a Manhattan judge.
During contentious court proceedings, Harry famously lightened the mood by telling “Take my wife, please”-style jokes to reporters outside — even suggesting they check out his material on Web site Old Jews Telling Jokes. He also publicly vowed that he’d tie the knot with Landeau when the split was over.
Over-the-moon groom Harry told us of the wedding plans and Park Avenue installation: “Our smiling faces will be on a building that I built — and I am proud of my wife, my life, my friends and colleagues.” He said, “It gives me a great thrill” to “share this moment of joy and happiness.”
He previously owned the GM Building and developed the Apple store on Fifth Avenue. His 1,396-foot-high 432 Park Ave. is the tallest residential building in the Western Hemisphere.