From the folks at community group, Love Our Pool: “Great news! Community planning for the permanent pool in Squibb Park is in motion and Brooklyn Bridge Park would like our input! The Park wants to learn more about how you use the Pop-up Pool as well as your ideas and concerns about this new permanent pool. Please […]
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Posted by Brooklyn Bridge Park on Twitter this morning: HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT: A permanent pool is coming to BBP! The location of the pool will be Squibb Park, which sits above Pier 1 and is connected to BBP by Squibb Park Bridge. We are thrilled to add such a desired amenity by park visitors and the […]
Remember our post two years ago about a proposal to build a floating swimming pool that would use filtered East River water and be located off the DUMBO section of Brooklyn Bridge Park? If you’re like me, you thought,”Great idea, but good luck making it happen.” Now it seems the promoters of the idea, led […]
Brooklyn Heights Blog’s esteemed founder, proprietor and Master of Ceremonies Homer Fink (a.k.a. John Loscalzo) is queried in this week’s Time Out New York regarding his take on Brooklyn’s best. He begins, “What I love about Brooklyn Heights is being this close to NYC, but being totally transported somewhere else.”
The possibility of a permanent 9,000 square foot floating pool in Brooklyn Bridge Park is being floated by a design firm that appears to be making strides amid a tenacious engineering, environmental and bureaucratic process. In an ideal world, the project, deemed “+Pool,” could become reality by Summer 2015. BHB first reported the project last […]
Dive in—or, uh, at least wade—Brooklyn Heights: Officials overseeing the 85-acre Brooklyn Bridge Park are planning to install a temporary pool in the Pier 2 uplands section of the green space this summer. According to a story in today’s New York Post, the 30-by-50-foot pool will be above ground, 3½-feet deep across, fully decked and […]
A proposal to build a permanent floating pool is gaining traction as its designers attempt to raise funds, via Kickstarter, to test filtration methods needed to build the project. Watch their pitch video after the jump.
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