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‘Taxi Driver’ screenwriter Paul Schrader lists sleek Chelsea condo for $3.25M

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The Academy Award-nominated director and screenwriter has called this Chelsea three-bedroom home for 10 years

A large room with light wood floors, a wall of windows, and a gray accent wall with a gas fireplace. There is a row of bookshelves along one wall. A gray couch and wood coffee table sit in front of the fireplace. There are several paintings on the walls. Courtesy of Compass

Screenwriter, director, and frequent Martin Scorsese collaborator Paul Schrader is looking to part ways with his Chelsea condo—the apartment, located at 350 West 23rd Street, just hit the market for $3.25 million.

Schrader has worked with Scorsese on some of his most famous films; he wrote the screenplay for Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, The Last Temptation of Christ, and Bringing Out the Dead. (There’s also a picture of Schrader and Scorsese prominently featured in the listing, just to underscore the point.) He also directed a handful of acclaimed movies, including Affliction and First Reformed.

He and his wife, actress Mary Beth Hurt, have called this sleek three-bedroom apartment home for 10 years, but are now moving on. In addition to the three bedrooms (one of which is a master suite with an enormous walk-in closet and en-suite bathroom), the apartment has a huge living room with a wall of windows and a gas fireplace, an open kitchen with new appliances, and two balconies. There are also plenty of mod cons—in-unit laundry, central air, and a built-in sound system.

The apartment is listed with Compass’s Lois Planco and Leonard Steinberg. Taxes are $2,833/month, and common charges are $1,421/month.

A door leads into a room with bookshelves and a small wooden cabinet with statues on it. There is another room before that with a framed photo on the wall, and another cabinet with a statue perched on top.
A room with one large window, a light gray couch, a steel coffee table, and a large wooden desk. There is a colorful painting on one wall, and two lamps in opposite corners.