When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson

22 September 2005

And the heavens opened, and the angels sang

New York Times: Deal Is Reached to Put Toilets on City Streets:
After more than a decade of false starts, New York City officials announced yesterday that they had selected a company to remake the city's jumbled streetscape by providing aesthetic order to its thousands of bus shelters and newsstands and, perhaps most intriguing, installing 20 freestanding public toilets on city streets.
How hard is it to find a restroom in New York City?

It's a major production; difficult enough to make sites like this an important cultural resource.

I will be following this story with considerable interest.

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