Iron cross

“More than a century since they opened and more than a decade since closing down,” reported The Dominion Post earlier this month, “work is under way to transform some notorious Courtenay Place toilets into a pizza, coffee and gelato bar.”

iron cross (15 Nov 2011)

iron cross (15 Nov 2011)

The story reminds readers that “Before being closed down in 1999, the men-only toilets were a notorious pick-up spot …”

My photo (dating from November last year) was triggered solely by the appeal of the iron grille, a mere detail set into the lovely old arts and crafts–style brickwork.

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