A reader visiting Roosevelt Island and having any otherwise enjoyable day points out what we already know from previous posts about the necessity for public restrooms on Roosevelt Island. He also raises the issue of easily identifiable signage for the existing restrooms so that people know where they are. He writes:
Good Day: I was visiting Roosevelt Island yesterday.Did you know there was an industrial musical written as an ode to the bathroom? According to WFMU:
I basically had a nice time, residents were very
friendly, but I was unable to find any public
restrooms. I took the Red Bus, which has terrible
service and should accept MetroCards, to Lighthouse
Park. I couldn't find any restrooms there, either. I
had to cut my visit short as a result. I was
surprised there were few, if any, places to get a
snack. Next time, I'll bring along my lunch, but the
bathroom problem remains. I was in discomfort until I
..."My Bathroom Is A Private Kind Of Place.' It"s from the "The Bathrooms Are Coming,' an industrial-show musical produced for the American Standard Company to extol the glories of their wonderful plumbing fixtures.Listen to the song here.
Image is from WFMU.