Author Austin Ratner has purchased 96 Joralemon Street for $3 million. Ratner, who is also a physician, has written medical books as well as a novel, The Jump Artist. The New York Observer adds that he is a cousin of Atlantic Yard developer Bruce Ratner.
The former home of author Karla Kuskin was put on the market last year for $3.6 million and reduced twice before selling. The home features 5 bedroom triplex, a 2 bedroom apartment and a ground floor doctor’s office.