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DESIGNED BY THE CITY, FOR THE CITY

Portland’s famous stand-alone bathroom, The Portland Loo®, was developed by Madden Fabrication in conjunction with the City of Portland. Free and accessible around the clock, The Portland Loo® is designed specifically to prevent problems that are commonly experienced with public toilets. The sleek and modern kiosk discourages crime with graffiti-proof wall panels and open grating. And, they’re easy to clean, with commonly used components that are easy to replace or upgrade. First installed over 10 years ago, The Portland Loo® has proven to be a durable and inexpensive solution to keep your city clean and crime-free.

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THE PROOF IS IN THE POTTY

Prevents Crime

The sleek and modern kiosk discourages crime with graffiti-proof wall panels and open grating that allows you to see if and how many people are inside.

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Easy to Clean & Maintain

The coating on the steel wall panels makes it simple to clean with a hose, and all plumbing and building components are common and easy to replace or upgrade.

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Inexpensive to Install and Run

It can be delivered on site as a complete enclosure, and requires minimal utilities that can operate on solar power or low level volt power.

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The Portland Loo® is for you.

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Published in Global News
16 September 2022

\"The freestanding restroom is durable and designed well to integrate into most environments.\" 03/23/2021

\”The freestanding restroom is durable and designed well to integrate into most environments.\”

03/23/2021

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Published in Bloomberg
7 September 2022

"For the residents of Portland, Ore., taking a whiz in a public toilet is not just a matter of necessity. It’s an act of civic...

“For the residents of Portland, Ore., taking a whiz in a public toilet is not just a matter of necessity. It’s an act of civic pride.
That’s because the city is home to the Portland Loo, a unique, patented outdoor bathroom that inspires such worship in its fanbase you’d think that Steve Jobs himself had designed it.”
01/23/2012

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Published in Block Club Chicago
19 May 2022

“This is a basic human need. It’s something that everybody needs. Yes, we have people that have a higher need because people are unhoused, or...

“This is a basic human need. It’s something that everybody needs. Yes, we have people that have a higher need because people are unhoused, or because people have particular conditions. But this is something that benefits everybody, that makes our public spaces more humane, and something that I think that we need to adopt,” Rodriguez-Sanchez said.

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Published in WIRED
8 June 2021

From Portland, Oregon, the iconic Portland Loo prevents common restroom problems such as graffiti and other vandalism, prostitution, and drug use through clever design, allowing the restroom...

From Portland, Oregon, the iconic Portland Loo prevents common restroom problems such as graffiti and other vandalism, prostitution, and drug use through clever design, allowing the restroom to remain open 24 hours a day for its primary purpose. 

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