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Another Day, Another Walker Tower Contract: $47.5 M. Penthouse Finds a Buyer

Even by the standards of New York Times lifestyle sections, last week’s Home & Garden feature on the increasing prevalence in luxury real estate of glassy bathrooms offering sweeping city—and, to the winged, full frontal—views seemed to stretch the limits of silliness. (Then again, we ourselves are not altogether above frivolity.) And, as Douglas Elliman broker Vickey Barron observed, “Now what most people wanted in their living rooms, they want in their bathrooms. They’ll say, ‘What? No View?’” Ms. Barron, who handles sales at Walker Tower—that is, 212 West 18th Street—where Penthouse 2, last listed for $47.5 million, just entered contract, ought to know.

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