Brownstoner notes that the owner of 70 Willow Street, best known for once being home to Truman Capote and his landlord Oliver Smith, will be asking the Landmarks Preservation Commission to allow some changes to the building.
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According to the agenda for the agency’s January 6 meeting, the changes are:
Application is to replace front doors and ironwork, remove sills, strip paint, alter the side and rear facades, excavate the rear yard, install a shed, pool, and paving.
The home was purchased in 2012 by Rockstar Games honcho Dan Houser for the record breaking price of $12.5 million.