Truman Capote, shown here in a 1953 photo with actress Gina Lollobrigida, would be surprised if he saw what color 70 Willow St. is now. AP Photo/Jim Pringle

To hell with your nostalgia, Heights literature lovers! That’s the message from the folks who are renovating 70 Willow St., the “elegant yellow mansion” where Truman Capote worked on “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” and “In Cold Blood.” The 1830s-vintage Greek Revival-style house’s façade is red now. The yellow paint that helped make 70 Willow an instantly recognizable Brooklyn Read More →

On Tuesday, Fortis Property Group received the Landmarks Preservation Commission's approval — with some modifications — for its condo-conversion plan for the Polhemus Memorial Clinic, a former LICH building. Rendering by BKSK Architects via the Landmarks Preservation Commission

The ink is barely dry on LICH sale-closing documents — but condo-construction planning is already moving forward. Fortis Property Group, which just purchased Long Island College Hospital’s Cobble Hill complex for $240 million, showed off its residential-conversion plans for a prime former LICH building on Tuesday. The city Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC), to which the Read More →