Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Truman Capote's Brooklyn Townhome Sells for $12 Million!

The home where Truman Capote wrote both of his iconic works Breakfast At Tiffany's and In Cold Blood recently sold for the whopping price of $12 million!!

"The final price set a new record, becoming the most expensive single family home ever sold in Brooklyn. The previous record was $11 million, also for a townhouse in Brooklyn Heights, according to the Daily News." as sited in an article written by Julie Zeveloff and Kamelia Angelova titled Truman Capote's $18 Million Brooklyn Townhouse Just Sold For A Huge Discount.  

Julie Zeveloff and Kamelia Angelova further added that Capote's former residence was:
Built in 1839, the home 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.

Click on link above to view photographs of both the interior and exterior of Truman Capote's former home.

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