William Burroughs: What Was Inside His NYC Bowery Apartment?

03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Jen Carlson Gothamist

Did you know that author William S. Burroughs lived in a partially converted YMCA at 222 Bowery? He called the apartment "The Bunker," and it's still around today. Brooklynite Peter Ross recently took a series of photographs documenting his items in the space, which in 1997 (when Burroughs died) was taken over by their mutual friend John Giorno.

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