Gallery: Manhattan’s Riverside Park May Be Getting Solar-Powered, Compo...

The Upper West Side’s Riverside Tennis Club, inside the sprawling Riverside Park, may be getting new public restrooms, complete with composting toilets, designed to meet the strict Living Building Challenge standards. Proposed by Rick Cook of Cook + Fox, the eco-sensitive latrine building would use the best green technologies and promises not to disrupt the park’s environment. The proposal includes an adjacent garden, and it would use ground water and solar energy to create a low impact facility for patrons of the tennis club and park.

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