Finding the best places to live takes a little research. Many companies and organizations have done a lot of the legwork for you, having compiled data and conducted surveys for that purpose.
If you're moving to a new house or apartment, be advised: Some things are made to be broken.
Usually when you're looking for a new home, you need to consider things like whether or not it has a built-in dishwasher or central air conditioning. But one apartment in Manhattan has a rather unique feature that helps it stand out from the rest — and it has nothing to do with creature comforts.