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An Evening With Truman Capote…In Photographs

Here’s a sampling of some photographs celebrating the good times and cultural education had by all the other night at Truman Capote’s old haunt. To see the rest of the gallery, click over to our Facebook page.

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Capote Evening A Smashing Success

On Monday night we were pleased to attend “An Evening With Truman Capote,” a reading and music event at Capote’s old haunt on Willow Street in Brooklyn Heights. The event celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Brooklyn Heights Association–and there will be more such events to come–but was also an opportunity to think about the […]

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A History of Capote’s Old Home

In anticipation of the upcoming Evening of Readings to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the BHA, our resident architectural historian Montrose Morris has put together a comprehensive history of Truman Capote’s old home on Willow Street. If you’re wondering why the street is named for a tree instead of the rich men for whom many […]

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Join Us At Truman Capote’s Old Haunt

Truman Capote wrote much of his most famous book, In Cold Blood, in a basement apartment on Willow Street, a place so beloved he named his memoir, A House on the Heights, after it. On Monday, April 26th at 8PM Capote-lovers–and Brooklyn architecture lovers, too–can gather in his home and hear that memoir, along with […]

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MHB to Sponsor BHA Literary Readings in Historic Homes

We’re proud to be the exclusive sponsor of the upcoming Brooklyn Heights Association’s “Evenings of Readings” to celebrate their centennial. There will be three literary events situated in historic homes. The first, on April 26th, will be held in Truman Capote’s beautiful maintained house on Willow Street (which was dubbed “Brooklyn’s Most Expensive Rental” a […]

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