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Norman Mailer's famous Brooklyn Heights apartment made headlines when his children sold it for $2.5 million back in 2011, and now the Brooklyn Heights townhouse down the street where he apparently also had a "private writing aerie" is poised to break neighborhood records, having hit the market for $16 million. The building sits at 192 Columbia Heights, right up the block from Mailer's former home at 142, and the Times notes that his former writing...
Prop Styling + Photos: BLOW UP! Though their artistic legends grew from bohemian lives lived in New York City, Truman Capote, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Patti Smith all spent significant time in Brooklyn, actually making art. Capote's time in Brooklyn Heights is the stuff of literary lore, but fewer people know about Smith's cohabitation with Robert Mapplethorpe in Clinton Hill in the late 60s, or Brooklyn native Basquiat's couch-surfing back and forth across the East River...