|Courtesy Google Maps|
This cute little wedge of a building was once home to residential tenants and art studios. One studio was occupied by Brooklyn's famous "White Voodoo Princess," Caro Heller. According to the Brooklyn Eagle:
"Her former studio at 146 Pierrepont Street was filled with skeletons, taxidermy and voodoo altars, which sometimes triggered a state of possession in Haitian visitors. 'They started talking in tongues, talking as gods,' [her son] Peter said.
Random people would drop off body parts from time to time.
“A window washer dropped off a skull,” Peter recalled.
Mourning for the old days already . . .
Go to McBrooklyn's HOME PAGE.