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An empty Highbridge Pool at the end of the swimming season


Description:Courtesy of Parks Photo Archive, Neg. 12646. Opened July 14, 1936, the pool literally occupies a significant spot in the city's water-related past, sitting in the shadow of the historic Highbridge Water Tower on the site of the old Highbridge…more.

An empty Highbridge Pool at the end of the swimming season

Courtesy of Parks Photo Archive, Neg. 12646. Opened July 14, 1936, the pool literally occupies a significant spot in the city's water-related past, sitting in the shadow of the historic Highbridge Water Tower on the site of the old Highbridge Reservoir.

Location: Highbridge Park, Manhattan
Date: September 8, 1937

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