The Brooklyn home, where Truman Capote lived and wrote Breakfast At Tiffany’s and In Cold Blood, is on the market for $18 million (a record price for the borough.)”I live in Brooklyn. By choice.” – Truman Capote lived in 70 Willow Street and penned “A House on the Heights”. Truman rented the garden apartment from 1955 to 1965.
The Five-story, double-width, high Greek-Revival four-bay townhouse was built in 1839 on a four-square country villa plan. It features a three-story elliptical mahogany staircase with rosette oculus window at the top.
Here are other highlights: 38 windows have east, south, and west exposures, 11 fireplaces, 11 bedrooms, 7.5 baths, and a private gated driveway, 12-ft. ceilings, artist’s studio, and library. (Sotheby’s via NY Daily News)
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