Attendant: Urinal-Turned-Sandwich-Shop

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I’ve heard of sandwich shops with cool bathrooms (i.e. the now defunct Bar 89) but a bathroom-turned-sandwich shop? More specifically, an 1890s men’s urinal in London. That’s what partners Peter Tomlinson and Ben Russell did with their new cafe Attendant. After removing 12 layers of paint dating back to 1890 from the wrought iron entrance, cleaning up the stairs, and removing just a single wall from the downstairs space (see the before photos above), as well as investing $150,000 in the renovation including polishing up the urinals and inserting a wooden bar connecting them all, Attendant was born, with the kitchen taking over the old Attendant’s office space, hence the name. Definitely original, if a little strange.

Photos: Attendant’s facebook

via huffington post

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