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Quote Of The Day: ‘Brooklyn Is More Major, More Important And More Historical Than You Realize’

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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Capote House on Willow Sells for $12 Million

The yellow house at 70 Willow Street where Truman Capote once lived has been sold after being on the market since May of 2010.

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The Muses are Heard OR Former Capote Home Price Slashed Again

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.

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The House with a Thorn in its Side: Price Slashed Again at 70 Willow Street

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 […]

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Five Houses Now For Sale on Willow Street

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 […]

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Capote House, on Market Since May, Gets a Haircut

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.

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Buy Oliver Smith’s Former Home aka Truman Capote’s Pad for $18 million

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:

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Inside Look Upstairs at Truman Capote’s House

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 […]

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Hang Out at Truman Capote’s Pad with the BHA

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 […]

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Truman Capote Remembered 25 Years Later

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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