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A little more than a year after Upper East Site revealed Papaya King would leave its longtime home, the building is now being torn down | Upper East Site

Papaya King Demolition Begins as Developer’s Luxury Tower Moves Forward

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It is the end of an era. A little more than a year after Upper East Site first revealed the nearly century-old Papaya King store, a beloved Upper East Side landmark steeped in history, would be leaving its longtime location, demolition is underway to
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