Just in time for the holidays, we spotted this UrbanBaby discussion on how New-Yorkers-Without-Doormen bribe, connive and beg others into accepting deliveries in their absence.
“We don’t have a doorman, so super usually receives packages. If he doesn’t, old guy who likes to be in charge of everything gets them. Even delivers them to my door.”
Some other options:
pay for a box at the local mailbox etc
get it delivered to the office
ask your neighbors
make friends with the nearest newspaper stand guy
use the co-op management office
ask the drycleaner (Cost: holiday tip of a few hundred dollars)
strike a deal with the commercial tenant that rents your groundfloor space
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