There are plenty of whales in this luxury building and former home of J.B. Lipincott publishing, which brought the world works by Edgar Allan Poe and Oscar Wilde. Now it's home to 27 Washington Square residences, including this two-bedroom apartment with a den and even more bathrooms than that. You'll notice built-ins, a Joanne Hudson kitchen, custom closets and—the coup de grace for the meticulous—a bidet and private commode. The guest room has its own bathroom.
Size: 2 beds plus den, 3.5 baths, 3,510 square feet
Perks: Building fitness center, sound system controlled by infrared remotes in each area of home
Price: $3.5 million
· Listing: 227-231 S. Sixth St [Allan Domb]