He actually lived in the “Palisades” (not to be confused with a similarly-named urban refuge 3,000 miles away that also spawned one of my favorite songs; below) and while we have some vague moral issue with showing a satellite image of that house, well, here’s a satellite image of that house.
“Tropic of Cancer” was famously deemed obscene and the case was taken to the Supreme Court in 1963. It was declared “un-obscene” and thereby legal in 1964, and then the floodgates opened.
Following the trial, in 1964–65, other books of Miller’s which had also been banned in the US were published by Grove Press: Black Spring, Tropic of Capricorn, Quiet Days in Clichy, Sexus, Plexus and Nexus.
No wonder he had a pool!
It was here that from 1963, to his death in 1980, Miller played the role of elder statesman/wise man/wise elder statesman who posed with shockingly beautiful women (top right).