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A Rainbow Pool Brightens Up Summer In NYC

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Visitors to and denizens of New York are being offered a colorful respite from the heat this summer, with the return of Roosevelt Island’s rainbow pool.

“Not counting several rain delays, the mural took 10 days to complete and over 60 gallons of paint.”This year, the pool’s theme – entitled ‘Block Party’ – is an eye-popping rainbow, designed by Andrew Faris. Barak Pliskin of Pliskin Architecture explains, “uses a bright array of colors similar to those used last year, while reimagining the pool deck in a style that is unique to Andrew’s work. Not counting several rain delays, the mural took 10 days to complete and over 60 gallons of paint.”

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All images © courtesy of K&CO / Pliskin Architecture