Fleishhacker Pool 1954, San Francisco Zoo, San Francisco, California
Fleishhacker Pool or Delia Fleishhacker Memorial Building was a public saltwater swimming pool located in the southwest corner of San Francisco, California, United States, next to the San Francisco Zoo at Sloat Boulevard and the Great Highway. Upon its completion in 1925, it was one of the largest heated outdoor swimming pools in the world and remained open for more than four decades until its closure in 1971. It was eventually demolished in 2000. [from wikipedia]
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The Pool In Warmth
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(Date Photographed: In 1954)
(Date Scanned: March 2009)
(Date Published: Tuesday 16 January 2018)
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Fleishhacker Pool (now gone) was a city block long and featured high diving boards at the deep (far) end. This shot was taken on one of those rare sunny warm days near the Pacific Ocean. This digital copy was scanned from a color photographic print.


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