Sweet Relief! Public Toilets in Union Square Are Imminent

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The renovation of Union Square’s north end continues with the laying of a foundation for new restrooms, though some in the neighborhood worry that the publicly financed improvements to the park will eventually go to benefit a private restaurant-club developer. Remember when people's worries about public bathrooms were that they would be used by junkies to shoot up? Ah, the good old days. [A Fine Blog via Curbed]