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“The fabled Orchard Beach bathhouse, victim to years of salt water in the air and benign neglect, is crumbling. Now officials are weighing whether to replace it. The storied Depression-era building that welcomes crowds to Orchard Beach is now being studied to determine if its crumbling facade, as well as its often off-limits 90,000 square foot interior, should be repaired or replaced with a new green building, Parks Department officials said ... Shortly after it opened in the 1930s and 1940s, the building was home to a full service restaurant, changing facilities, locker rooms, and other amenities.” (Bronx Times, June 27, 2012).