Diner is honored for its lovely loo
September 16, 2010
ST. LOUIS, MO —
The Fountain on Locust
in midtown won this year''s
America''s Best Restroom
contest sponsored by
according to the Post-Dispatch.
Online voters catapulted Joy Grdnic Christensen''s retro diner ahead of facilities in bigger-name locations such as
Mandalay Bay Resort
in Las Vegas and
in New York, the article noted.
"It just shows that a little, no-budget, recycled bathroom can beat out places with teams of contractors and architects," said Grdnic Christensen.
The paint and fixtures in the Fountain''s spotless, black-tiled, mirrored restrooms came from a
Habitat for Humanity ReStore outlet
, the article stated.
Grdnic Christensen credited the honor to the Fountain''s customers who answered her call to vote for her bathrooms once the 10 finalists were posted at
for more photos from the winning restroom.
to read the complete article.