To Charleston officials, it’s a stainless steel crime deterrent. To city Councilman William Dudley Gregorie, it’s progress. But to the rest of us, it’s a toilet — a $125,000 toilet.
None of Charleston’s other 120 parks can boast a toilet like this one, which was installed two weeks ago at James Island’s Ferguson Village Park.
Called the “Portland Loo,” the modern-looking commode built by Madden Fabrication is the first of its kind in Charleston, and the state.