Walking back from last week’s fire on St. Pauls Place, PLOG took his first real notice of the park building on the corner of Ocean and Parkside Avenues. Elegant and somewhat foreboding, the structure has long been shut off to the public and its original purpose mostly forgotten. Built in 1927, it was designed by J. Sarsfield Kennedy, the same architect that created the iconic Picnic House. The dwelling served as a comfort station for a number of years and currently serves as a storage area, according to a park spokesperson. Could the building serve a better purpose in the community? How would you use it?

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