This Floating Pool Could Take Over New York's East River In 2016

By Katherine Brooks

NEW YORK (AP) — Forget schlepping to Jones Beach or down the Jersey Shore. A Brooklyn design team said Tuesday that New York’s East River could be the next great place for a summer swim.

The backers of the floating Plus Pool — an Olympic-sized structure with cruise-like decking — said they’re on course to drop anchor in mid-2016 if they win approval from the city, the U.S. Coast Guard and other government entities. Project co-founder Archie Coates pitched the pool as be clean, safe and good for the environment and public perception. The goal, he said, is to “change the …read more

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