Category archive: nyc men's room changing tables

January 9, 2012

Uniqlo - 666 Fifth Avenue @ 53rd St - NO

Restrooms are on the third floor. Plenty of room, but no changing table....
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June 30, 2010

The Man In The Skirt Who Changes The Diaper Changes The World

The sociology-themed blogs at Contexts.org are the gifts that keep on giving. Thanks to DT [and Contexts!] reader Marla for pointing out this most excellent headline and photo from Sociological Images: Man In Skirt Changes Diaper [contexts.org] Does this mean...
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September 23, 2008

Pier 11 Ferry Terminal, Gouverneur Ln & South St - Close Enough

The mens room has no changing table, but the terminal building is full of wide, flat benches suitable for changing. If you must wait, take the ferry to the changing table/family restroom paradise of Ikea....
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August 5, 2008

Jack Spade, 56 Greene St Between Spring & Broome - NO

And no, the burglar hiding in the restroom didn't steal it, or Jason Polan would have included it in the comic book retelling of the burglary. "Breaking And Entering: Jack Spade Comic Book by Jason Polan [racked]...
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June 14, 2008

Whipper Snippers Haircuts & Toy Store, 106 Reade St [W Bway & Church Sts] - YES


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June 4, 2008

Is There Really A Changing Table In Park Slope's New Sex Toy Shop?

When you're attending the grand opening of Toys in Babeland tomorrow on Bergen St, between 5th & Flatbush Avenues, would you mind checking out the alleged changing table in the rest room? The NY Daily News' lede sounded definitive at...
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January 15, 2008

Not As Pungent As Changing Him On The Genius Bar

Supposedly, when asked by a Brooklyn parent why there were no changing tables in the Apple stores [or at least in the SoHo store], Steve Jobs emailed back saying, "There doesn't seem to be a demand for it, and it...
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December 16, 2007

O'Neals' 49 West 64th St [Broadway & CPW] - NO

kid-friendly, though, at least at brunch....
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November 30, 2007

The New Museum, 235 Bowery @ Prince St - HELL, YES?

In their video walkthrough of The New Museum, Curbed captured these two construction workers installing something large and changing tablish on the wall of the handicapped stall in the basement men's room. [Also, they got a picture of a...
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November 21, 2007

Muji - 455 Broadway Below Grand - NO

A changing table is first on a long list of things the store doesn't have, 2-100 being the toys and gifts and remotely kid-related things from Muji @ MoMA. We knew going in that Muji would not be bringing their...
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November 17, 2007

Takashima-ya, 693 Fifth Ave (Between 54 & 55) - YES

The men's room on the third floor, in the stall on the left....
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November 6, 2007

Wtd: The Minimalist-est Guy-Friendly Sling

So for The Other Kid, I'm really considering trying a sling. We have our Bjorn as a safety, but if there's a clean-enough, unfussy-enough, functionally excellent sling out there to try, I'd love to hear about it. [I don't...
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October 11, 2007

Pakistani Publicist Takes Wide Stance On Diaper-Changing Stroller

The BabyDeck is a changing station built into a stroller seat. It folds out like a La-Z-Boy footrest [actually, it folds out like the footrest on a Delta Business Elite seat, which is the opposite direction from a La-Z-Boy.]...
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May 20, 2007

The Pierre, 2 East 61st St at Fifth Avenue - NO

The restroom under the stairs in The Rotunda has plenty of room, but no changing table. Worst case, I'd use one of the benches along the hallway to the Fifth Avenue entrance. It's pretty low-traffic. see the whole Daddy Types...
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QT Hotel, 160 West 45th St [Between 6th & 7th Ave.] - NO

The bathrooms on the 2nd floor, up the stairs or elevators to the right, have room, but no changing table. Try the pool deck and/or if it's not crowded, a banquette in the lounge....
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March 20, 2007

Soho House: If You Have To Ask The Address..., 6th Floor - NO

Just use the pool table in the game room. To their credit, though, no tabs of E visible on the floor...
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March 9, 2007

Dream Hotel, 210 West 55th St (Between 7th & Broadway) - NO

Bathrooms are on the lower level, accessed via either the stairway next to the glass elevator or the regular passenger elevators to the right. There's plenty of room in the bathroom and in the wheelchair-access stall--but no table....
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February 21, 2007

City Bakery, 3 West 18th St, (betw 5th & 6th Aves) - YES

Says DT reader/changing table scout Daniel, "One more strike against patriarchy! [?]"...
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November 28, 2006

Villa Santa Maddalena, Tuscany - CLOSE ENOUGH

John Malkovich once came [to Santa Maddalena] for New Year’s dinner, [said Baronessa Beatrice Monti della Corte von Rezzori], “and I’d set up the table quite nicely, with beautiful plates and candelabras, and he put down his baby and changed...
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November 8, 2006

H&M, 34th Street - NO, NO

Dudes have stores across the street from each other, with children's sections as big as a freakin' house, but they don't even have restrooms? WTF. So unless you want to teach him about hanging one over the atrium balcony--and at...
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October 5, 2006

L¹Atelier de Joel Robuchon at The Four Seasons, 57 E. 57th St Between Madison & Park - CLOSE ENOUGH

"No diaper table in the men's room. However, you can go downstairs to the massive individual bathrooms servicing the hotel. Plenty of room to change diapers. And you can use their freshly-pressed linens as baby wipes." Scouted by metrodad. Note:...
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September 5, 2006

Japonais, 111 East 18th St & Park Avenue South - CLOSE ENOUGH

Metrodad scouted this one out: "No changing room, but they have an individual W/C next to the Mens/Womens rooms that has a marble countertop and ample space. Great place to change diapers."...
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Half King Bar, 505 West 23rd St & 10th Avenue - YES

go for the burgers, stay for the changing table in the unisex bathroom. impressive. scouted by metrodad, laidoffdad, and dt...
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The Conran Shop, 407 East 59th St at 1st Ave. - NO

there should be sofas and lounges enough to throw down in a pinch, though. scouted by dt reader henry...
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August 11, 2006

Shake Shack, Madison Square Park - NO

No restroom at all, of course. The kid made it to Wendy's across the street, which doesn't have a changing table, either....
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June 8, 2006

Building A DiaperBridge To The 21st Century

Yikes, if these DiaperBridge people had come out with their folding platform that turns any bathroom sink into a diaper changing table surface with just a few straps and belts [OK, a lot of straps and belts, but stay with...
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May 23, 2006

Apple Store, Fifth Avenue & 59th St - NO

Seriously, people, WTF is that about? I say, until Apple gets its biznazz together and gets some changing tables going, change the kid on the nearest wide, flat, open surface in between the iPods, the MacBooks, the Hi-Fi's, anywhere. [UPDATE:...
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May 5, 2006

North Cabana, The Maritime Hotel, W 17th St & Ninth Avenue - NO

If your party's mostly at the bar, though, you could go to the giant banquette along the west wall, or in the south corner under the tree planter....
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April 15, 2006

212, 133 East 65th St, Between Park & Lex. - YES

Wow, 212, the Eurotrash joint through the block from us, not only has a changing table in the unisex bathroom, reports DT reader Eric, they also "had a fairly good selection of baby food on the menu." Still, expect a...
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79th St Boat Basin, 79th St & West Side Highway - YES

Good thing there's a changing table, because, as DT reader Eric reports, "there is no better place in the city for a burger and a beer on a nice day; that is if you get there before everybody else so...
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March 28, 2006

Gracious Home, 1992 Broadway at 67th St - NO

The men's room is on the lowest level, just around the corner from the elevator, and there's even room for a wall-mounted table but there you go....
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March 24, 2006

Morimoto, 88 Tenth Avenue at 15th St - CLOSE ENOUGH

"The countertop is large enough to change a diaper. Cold marble but spacious." [via, of course, metrodad, who's working his way uptown, one swanky men's room at a time]...
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Dani Restaurant, 333 Hudston St at Charlton St - NO

[via metrodad]...
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Novo, 290 Hudson St at Spring St - NO

and no liquor license! [via metrodad]...
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McDonald's, 160 Broadway at Liberty St - NO

at least not in the ground floor restroom, the only one open at the time. Also, the piano player was off duty....
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Border's Bookstore, 100 Broadway at Wall St - YES

Rest room's on the third floor. [via metrodad]...
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March 23, 2006

$1Billion Worth Of Pay Toilets, All Over Town - NO

The NYC Dept of Transportation previewed models of the pay toilets that's coming to town somedy as part of a $1 billion deal with Spanish company Cemusa. These two different views show the inside--and the apparent absence of changing...
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March 20, 2006

DSW Shoes, 14 East 14th St at University Place - YES

Get this, some dude is posting about public men's rooms around town on his blog. Fuh-reeek! Anyway, his photos of the pristine men's room in the back of the handbag section of this discount shoe store shows a changing table...
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March 19, 2006

Louis Vuitton Store, 1 East 57th St at Fifth Avenue - NO

The stall on the fourth floor is so big, it could hold two changing tables, too....
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March 16, 2006

Key Food, Fifth Avenue at Sterling Pl, The 'Slope - NO

When you gotta go, you gotta go, but when you gotta change a diaper, you gotta go somewhere else; the restroom just inside the swinging doors in the back has nothing....
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February 12, 2006

Crate & Barrel, 650 Madison Ave and 59th St - YES

Restrooms are in the northeast corner of the second floor. Changing table in the handicap stall. Thanks to DT reader Mike....
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Ritz Carlton, 50 Central Park South & Sixth Avenue - CLOSE ENOUGH

DT reader Will reports: "Nice restrooms are down the stairs next to the bar, but countertops are too small. The best option is one of three large credenzas right outside, or near the phones. Unless someone's using the conference room,...
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Chelsea Piers, Pier 60, 23rd St & West Side Highway - YES

DT reader Helaine says, "My husband used it today and reported it excellent. Very clean, neat, light."...
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February 2, 2006

DT Changing Table Google Map Mashup, v0.9

OK, thanks to Jason's quick eye for spotting coding anomalies, I've gotten all but about ten of the NYC Men's Room Changing Table posts mapped onto Google Maps. I'm still tweaking on it, and will be adding some more functionality...
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January 31, 2006

W Hotel Union Square, 201 Park Avenue South - NO

There are restrooms on the second floor, to the right out of the elevators (or double back if you go up the large lobby staircase). One surprise option: the middle elevator goes to "M," which is a private dining area...
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Babies R Us, 24-30 Union Square East - YES

On the second floor, north side of the store. Elevators are straight to the back....
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January 23, 2006

Union Square Whole Foods, 44 East 14th St - YES

But it's upstairs. And no, the only elevator IS that tiny little piece of crap you blew by on the way in, so circle back and wait your turn. See, if were big enough to fit a stroller in, people...
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January 21, 2006

ABC Carpet, 888 Broadway at 18th St - NO

A reader Angela reported that the women's rooms not only had changing tables, but that they were stocked with 7th Generation diapers. Well, the men's rooms ain't got nuthin', not on 2, not on 4....
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Disney Store, 711 Fifth Avenue at 55th St - YES

There's an actual padded countertop built in. Bathrooms are downstairs....
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Two Boots Avenue A, 44 Avenue A at 3rd St - NO

This is the location with the video store attached....
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