Everybody loves surprise parties! In the weeks leading up to the event you feel like a covert agent on a top secret mission. So I was intrigued when Sarkis contacted me to be their event photographer at the Harold Pratt House. The occasion was his beautiful wife Maral’s surprise birthday party at the exclusive upper east side New York City venue. Built in 1919 the Pratt Mansion was once home base for the powerful political think tank The Council on Foreign Relations and has truly maintained it’s early century charm and sophistication. Vintage mahogany, Italian marble, mid century lamps…it’s a very special venue. When …