Capote home gets second price cut

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Clockwise from top left: Truman Capote, images from the inside of the townhouse and the building’s exterior at 70 Willow Street

Brokers are having a hard time finding a buyer for the Brooklyn Heights home formerly occupied by eccentric writer Truman Capote, according to Curbed.

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As The Real Deal previously reported, the 9,000-square-foot home where Capote, author of “In Cold Blood” and novel “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” lived from 1955 to 1965, hit the market for $18 million in May 2010 This is its second price cut.

The 11-bedroom, 7.5-bathroom townhouse at 70 Willow Street had its price slashed to $15.9 million in June, according to, and it has now been lowered even more, to $14.995 million.

The property is listed with Karen Heyman and Alan Heyman, both of Sotheby’s International Realty. [Curbed]

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