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Public Urinal at Astor Place, NYC, 1868

In public toilets, urinals on July 3, 2011 at 6:41 am

“The Board has had under consideration various plans of meeting the public necessities . . . and has finally determined to erect a public urinal at the junction of Eighth and Ninth streets, at Astor Place, the cost to be about $2,400.” — from Third Annual Report of the Metropolitan Board of Health of the State of New York, 1868.

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