All is not well at The Players Club these days. There's an article about it in last Wednesday's New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/21/nyregion/at-players-club-money-woes-sour-the-mood.html?emc=eta1
I'm not a member, but I've been to many parties and meetings there. Would be a shame to see Edwin Booth's house sold, or turned into luxury condos.
Above is the painting of Helen Hayes which hangs in The Players Club. She was the first woman they admitted as a member. It was a very big deal at the time.