Sunday, February 23, 2014

Ouch! Parks Department to spend $2.6 million on bathroom, sitting area at Brooklyn playground


 bathroom at Bill Brown Playground.
Parks Department to spend $2.6 million on bathroom, sitting area at Brooklyn playground - NY Daily News

The city has budgeted the hefty sum to restore the dilapidated comfort station at the Bedford Ave. park. Parkgoers were relieved to hear about the makeover, but some felt the price tag was too high.

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"In 2013, the city unveiled plans to build a $1.8 million composting green latrine that will convert human waste to plant fertilizer in tony Prospect Park. The bathroom at Bill Brown Playground has limited hours and — as was the case on Thursday at 4 p.m. — it’s frequently closed."