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Articles about "Swimming Pools"
New Yorkers Might Finally Be Able to Swim in Their Rivers
June 20, 2013
Sometimes a person's dreams can, in fact, become a reality. Case in point: a floating swimming pool atop the East River that will allow New Yorkers to swim in the river without growing a mutant arm or leg. This proposed community pool, known as + POOL, is the multipurpose, plus sign-shaped brainchild of three friends; Dong-Ping Wong, an architect at Family Architects, and Archie Lee Coates IV and Jeffrey Franklin, engineers at PlayLab. Together, the young creators are working to revolutionize New York's waterfront scene and construct a 9,000 square foot pool designed with everyone in mind.Read More
Swimming on the Rooftop: Building Amenities for a NYC Summer
May 23, 2013
As summer rolls into New York City, many of us will be feeling an overwhelming need to go out for a swim several times in the coming few months. Having said that, most of us will probably not act on that want—after all, it’s a rather long trek to get to New York City’s beaches, be it Coney Island or Rockaway Beach. In such a scenario, maybe you’d like to consider moving into an apartment building that has a swimming pool as an amenity.Read More