A; Good old-fashioned bribes can still get a washer/dryer in.
The influx of young families and rising real estate prices has spurred demand, but many buildings in the city still forbid private washer/dryers. Avoids the allegedly dire threat of "sudsing, they say."
But many stores will happily repack them in refrigerator boxes, and for a few hundred bucks, many supers will just as happily look the other way when the fridges go up the elevator. You suburbanites may now laugh.
The Ultimate Luxury [nyt]