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Place Explorer: Pools

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Place Name Neighborhood Borough
Astoria Pool & Park Astoria Queens One of the city's 11 giant WPA-era pools
Betsy Head Memorial Playground & Swimming Pool Brownsville Brooklyn One of the city's 11 giant WPA-era pools
Highbridge Park, Pool & Water Tower Washington Heights Manhattan Waterfront park in northern Manhattan
John Jay Pool Yorkville Manhattan WPA project pool opened in 1940 on the East River
Kosciusko Pool Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Cooling Bedford-Stuyvesant all summer long
McCarren Pool Greenpoint Brooklyn Public pool, now open as a venue for shows and events
Thomas Jefferson Park and Pool East Harlem Manhattan WPA-era public pool that has seen some eras of racial strife