Urban Design Observations, Los Angeles Edition

In L.A.'s tony neighborhood of Marina Del Ray, here's something you'd never see in New York:

Yes, they're free. 

There are three cardboard tubes inside (the side ones are empty). I also found it hilarious that they have instructions for how to use these printed on the bottom of the box face. In fact I'd say everything printed beneath the dispensing hole is a mini design fail, as the text is unnecessary and is obscured by the bags protruding from the holes.

This circular bench seems...

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