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NYC Buildings Where Great Literary Works Were Written

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Some of the most famous books, plays, essays, and poems have been written in New York City because of course they have. But do you know where each one was written? We've compiled a map of some of the residences where famous literary figures completed their works. This is the map for you if you're an aspiring writer trying to analyze which area of the City will allow for maximum inspiration, or if you're just into this sort of thing.

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1. Hotel Chelsea

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222 W 23rd St
New York, NY 10011

2. 70 Willow Street

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70 Willow St
Brooklyn, NY 11201

3. The Apthorp

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390 West End Ave
New York, NY 10024

4. 1 East 62nd Street

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1 E 62nd St
New York, NY 10065

5. The Dakota

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1 W 72nd St
New York, NY 10023

6. 31 Grace Court

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31 Grace Ct
Brooklyn, NY 11201

7. 300 East 57th Street

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300 E 57th St
New York, NY 10022

8. 206 East 72nd Street

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206 E 72nd St
New York, NY 10021

9. 263 West 11th Street

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263 W 11th St
New York, NY 10014

10. 235 East 58th Street

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235 E 58th St
New York, NY 10022

11. 75 1/2 Bedford Street

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75 Bedford St
New York, NY 10014

12. 4 Patchin Place

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4 Patchin Pl
New York, NY 10011

13. 15 West 57th Street

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15 W 57th St
New York, NY 10019

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1. Hotel Chelsea

222 W 23rd St, New York, NY 10011

222 W 23rd St
New York, NY 10011

2. 70 Willow Street

70 Willow St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

70 Willow St
Brooklyn, NY 11201

3. The Apthorp

390 West End Ave, New York, NY 10024

390 West End Ave
New York, NY 10024

4. 1 East 62nd Street

1 E 62nd St, New York, NY 10065

1 E 62nd St
New York, NY 10065

5. The Dakota

1 W 72nd St, New York, NY 10023

1 W 72nd St
New York, NY 10023

6. 31 Grace Court

31 Grace Ct, Brooklyn, NY 11201

31 Grace Ct
Brooklyn, NY 11201

7. 300 East 57th Street

300 E 57th St, New York, NY 10022

300 E 57th St
New York, NY 10022

8. 206 East 72nd Street

206 E 72nd St, New York, NY 10021

206 E 72nd St
New York, NY 10021

9. 263 West 11th Street

263 W 11th St, New York, NY 10014

263 W 11th St
New York, NY 10014

10. 235 East 58th Street

235 E 58th St, New York, NY 10022

235 E 58th St
New York, NY 10022

11. 75 1/2 Bedford Street

75 Bedford St, New York, NY 10014

75 Bedford St
New York, NY 10014

12. 4 Patchin Place

4 Patchin Pl, New York, NY 10011

4 Patchin Pl
New York, NY 10011

13. 15 West 57th Street

15 W 57th St, New York, NY 10019

15 W 57th St
New York, NY 10019