Just as a good lot of us damn Yankees might associate New Zealand with kiwis and koalas, it appears folks down south—way down south—have an equally simplified, if not tarnished view of Brooklyn. A rallying post on that nation’s leading news website Stuff.co.nz, explains the bounty of Manhattan’s borough to the east in a fawning […]
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The yellow house at 70 Willow Street where Truman Capote once lived has been sold after being on the market since May of 2010.
The price has been slashed again on 70 Willow Street, the Greek Revival home where Truman Capote once lived. This time, according to Curbed the asking price has been whittled down another million bucks to $13.995 million.
The Greek Revival home at 70 Willow Street where Truman Capote once lived has had its price slashed by nearly a million bucks according to Curbed. Earlier this year the rumor was the the home had been sold but guess that didn’t happen, eh? We chalk it up to the fact that a photo of […]
Curbed reports that the townhouse at 26 Willow Street is now for sale at an asking price of $3.8 million, which makes a total of five houses–the other four are 46 and 47 Willow, 69 Willow (“Blue Beauty”), and 70 Willow (the “Capote house”)–on the market on that street. Video by Mr. J. after the […]
The Real Deal reports that the asking price for 70 Willow Street, which hit the market in May for a potentially record setting $18 million, has been slashed to $15.9 million. If sold at that “bargain” price it would still hold the record for highest amount paid for a single residence in Brooklyn.
The Daily News reports today that 70 Willow Street aka the Adrian Van Sinderen House, once owned by designer Oliver Smith and home to Tony Award winning director Tyrone Guthrie but really known as the home where Truman Capote wrote In Cold Blood is up for sale. The asking price: $18 million and it’s listed by Sotheby’s:
Truman Capote lived in the basement apartment of 70 Willow Street from about 1955- 1965. On April 26, the BHA hosted an event celebrating the author on the main floor of the residence. Among those reading from Capote’s work were Boerum Hill resident/Brooklyn Heights based author Peter Hedges and actress Lauren Ambrose. Donald Brennan from […]
The Brooklyn Heights Association will host readings of the works of Truman Capote on April 26, 8pm. The event will take place at “the” Willow Street, the 19th century mansion then owned by theatrical designer Oliver Smith, where Capote lived while writing In Cold Blood. The reading is curated by author Peter Hedges. Tickets are […]
The Brooklyn Eagle writes today about legendary author/former 70 Willow Street resident Truman Capote on the 25th anniversary of his death.
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