HISTORIC SITES

48 Grove Street

Patricia Highsmith Residence

The writer Patricia Highsmith lived in a one-bedroom apartment here with her mother and stepfather from 1940 until 1942. The... Learn More

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Literary New York

New York City has long been home to a wide range of literary figures, including the 19th century poet Walt Whitman, whose famously homoerotic “Calamus” poems was one of the... Learn More

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337 Bleecker Street

Lorraine Hansberry Residence

From 1953 to 1960, playwright and activist Lorraine Hansberry resided in the third-floor apartment of this building. While here, Hansberry... Learn More

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HISTORIC SITES

235 East 58th Street

Buffie Johnson Residence / Tennessee Williams Residence

From 1942 to 1950, painter Buffie Johnson lived in this building, purchasing it in 1943. Johnson was a prominent figure... Learn More

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