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Leonard Garment, Former Brooklyn Heights Resident, Jazz Expert, and Nixon Adviser, Dies at 89

Leonard Garment, who for some years in the 1960s and ’70s lived at 40 Willow Place, died on Saturday, July 13, at the age of 89, according to The New York Times. Garment, a Brooklyn native, became a successful Wall Street lawyer and eventually partner of future President Richard Nixon. According to reader Derek Adler, […]

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After Less Than A Year, 40 Willow Place Mansion Flips For $7.65M

It was less than a year ago—in August 2012—when the 7,400sf, three-story, 45-foot-wide modernist mansion at 40 Willow Place sold for a wicked $7.35 million—a mere shaving off its October 2011 list price of $7.5M. Curbed reports that “Brooklyn’s most valuable townhouse” has again changed hands. About four months ago, it was back on the […]

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NY Observer’s Deep Dish On Willowtown Mansion Sale

The manse at 40 Willow Place that sold for $7.3M, as we reported Tuesday, gets a deeper look in a story published by the New York Observer. It begins: “The modern masterpiece may not be able to command a sales price like some of its Brooklyn Heights neighbors—to wit, Truman Capote’s old abode at 70 […]

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Acclaimed 40 Willow Place Mansion Sells for $7.35 Million

When it comes to lofty living in Brooklyn Heights, it’s tough to top the home at 40 Willow Place, which has sold for $7.35M—a mere shaving off of its October 2011 list price of $7.5M. The 7,400-square-foot, three-story, 45-foot-wide modernist home, built in the 1960s, entered into contract May 7 and closed August 3, with […]

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Merz Designed Home in Willowtown on the Market for $7.5 Million

The home at 40 Willow Place designed by Joe and Mary Merz is on the market for $7.5 million dollars. It sounds like it’s worth every penny if you go by the brokerspeak:

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