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(l-r) Rendering via Cohen Commercial Properties; photo via CityRealty (l-r) Rendering via Cohen Commercial Properties; photo via CityRealty
“‘Now we’ll start over,’ [New York] seems to say every morning, ‘and come on, let’s hurry like anything.’” The quote comes from a 1928 essay by Dorothy Parker, but could just as easily apply to her Upper West Side childhood home in 2020: Shortly after Parker West, the new condo on the site, topped out at 21 stories high, renderings of the amenities and apartments inside were revealed.
 
 
 
 
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Renderings depict an apartment with large windows, open kitchens with abundant cabinetry and stone countertops, and elegant baths with walk-in showers. A penthouse rendering depicts soaring ceilings and a massive windowed kitchen. Amenities are set to include a gracious lobby, fitness center, children’s playroom, and lounge. It is taking shape in a bustling Upper West side neighborhood near Riverside Park, Central Park, Lincoln Center, the 72nd Street subway, popular restaurants, and gourmet supermarkets.

"You never get used to New York" - Dorothy Parker

The offering plan does not list a sellout price, but the surrounding area may offer some hints. Directly next door at 212 West 72nd Street, a rental above a popular Trader Joe’s is being converted to a condominium with a $402.52 million sellout. Up the street, closings at The Marbury recently commenced, coming in at an average of $1,810 per square foot. CityRealty data puts the local average condo price at $1,449 per square foot.
Upper-West-Side-01 Data via CityRealty
Parker West is undoubtedly named in honor of the most famous resident of the Queen Anne-style townhouse that formerly stood on-site. The Dorothy Parker Society lobbied to save the building; however, it sustained damage from the construction of the rental next door, and Community Board 7 observed that she was too young to have written any of her famous poetry or stories while living there.

The president of the Dorothy Parker Society thinks she would have responded to the new building with, “What fresh hell is this?” - her standard response when answering the phone. However, a biographer notes that her memories in this house were not happy ones. The family left the house after young Dorothy’s mother died, a tragedy that fractured the family.
214-West-72nd-Street-02 Parker West circa summer 2020 via CityRealty
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