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CITY BATHS, LAUNDRIES, frc. A fine staok of buildings, under the above designa- tion, have been erected through the enterprise of Mr.: A. J. Vie wag, a Wood-street Warehouseman, in Galden-; lane, Barbican, one of the lowest and most neglected districts in London, where they promise to prove a>j great moral and social blessing. The history Of the- undertaking is, in brief, this:—Mr. Vieweg, ot whose: generosity and single-mmdedness there can be no. doubt, originally set to work to carry, out, as he thought, an outlay of J620,000, his idea of combining for thentst time under one roof all the requirements of decency, respectability, t,nd,al and physical well-; being. But he found he had spent nearly ±40,009. He, seeks no profit whatever for this large outlay. many of his influential friends, thinking that ha should be at least reimbursed for the excess of actual! expenditure over what he felj; abie and willing to in-! cur at the outset, have eonae forward With the project' of a limited liability company tor the completion and carrying out of his views. Mr. V leweg takes £ 14,000,1 in any case, in shares- Uuc of any further moneys, whether taken in ?«r .debentures, he is to be paid cash up to £ 10,WU. Birfc if n0 shares or deben- tures are taken, he is to take the #610,000 in deben- tures. We a short description of the building. It coat Y,40,000, covering an area of 11,000 feet. Thei buildings consist ot a basement, ground, and four other floors. On the basement there are two large tepid swimming baths, first and second olass, wherein; the working man can have the real luxury of a swim after his day s.toil. Here, also, is a large laundry, worked by steam maohinery, and containing eighty washing compartments, with every oonvenience for crying, mangling, and so forth. These, as likewise ft a °?a0r Parts of the edifice, are thoroughly venti- rnr V §>r°und floor there is the dining hall, 70it. by 30ft. This is a light and airy room. It is meant to be conducted on the Glasgow prinoiple. The kitchens, too, are here; when completed they will be fitted with all modern appliances. There are on this floor also 100 private baths, first and second class. Above are four floors, consisting of tenements for families of two rooms each, varying from 15ft. to 16ft. square. These are approached by several Sights of fireproof staircases leading from the street. The roof consists of a series of extensive flats for purposes of recreation. A portion of the building has been set apart for a spacious chapel and school, capable of seating 600 or 700 persons. The water is supplied from a well sunk into the ohalk under the premises, some 300 feet deep, and worked by a powerful steam- engine. The baths, &c,s were publicly opened oa Friday last.

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