Bathroom Beacons: The Toilet Bowl by Tracy Gillan
Born out of frustration in attempts to find the portapotties at night, the Bathroom Beacons Project helps light your way to bowel and balder utopia. The Toilet Bowl is one of the Beacons and has a sign illuminated high above the portapotties to indicate the presence of restrooms nearby. Upon arrival bathroom seekers are pleasantly surprised to find a two lane regulation size bowling alley equipped with a shoe rental counter and classic alley seats.
The Toilet Bowl was inspired by classic American bowling alleys from the 1940s. The Toilet Bowl sign is a replica of The Wagon Wheel Bowling Alley sign in Oxnard, CA. Similar to classic alleys in the 1940s, there is an overlay ball return and manual pin re-racking. However, unlike the classic bowling alleys the lanes are trimmed in lights and the consoles run The Big Lebowski on repeat all night. […]