Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Forget the Trash, Bring a Towel

Pin It Forget the Trash, Bring a Towel, check out the ingenious use of a dumpster to make a pool on the banks of the Gowanus Canal in industrial Brooklyn. It's actually three connected pools housed in Dumpsters, a boccie court, some lounge chairs, grills and cabanas.

The space has been open since July 4th weekend and has hosted barbecues, photo shoots and a film screening, all by invitation only. Macro-Sea, the company behind the pools, is using the project as a template for a larger idea: turning eyesore strip malls into artsy community destinations, with Dumpster pools and other indie attractions.

Can't wait to see one in person!

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