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Fleischhacker Pool & Bath House, Sloat Boulevard & Great Highway, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA



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Item Title


Location
Sloat Boulevard & Great Highway, San Francisco, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS CA-2075
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-95).
Building/structure dates: 1925 initial construction
Significance: At the time it was built, it was the largest swimming pool in the world. It contained a uniquely designed circulation and heating system that kept 6,000,000 gallons of salt water heated, and which utilized the tides of the ocean to fill the pool.

Subjects
Swimming Pools
Bathhouses


Related Names
Clements, Earl
Ward & Blohme


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW OF ENTIRE POOL (AT SHALLOW END) LOOKING NORTHWEST
2. VIEW ACROSS WIDTH OF POOL FACING BATH HOUSE
3. VIEW OF POOL WALL AND LIFEGUARD POST; LOOKING SOUTHWEST
4. VIEW OF POOL AND DIVING PLATFORM LOOKING SOUTHWEST
5. VIEW ACROSS POOL TO BATH HOUSE
6. VIEW ACROSS POOL SHOWING (EAST) ELEVATION OF BATH HOUSE
7. VIEW OF EAST ELEVATION OF BATH HOUSE (POOL SIDE) LOOKING NORTHWEST
8. VIEW ACROSS GREAT HIGHWAY OF THE BATH HOUSE (WEST) ELEVATION
9. DETAIL OF BATH HOUSE, MAIN ENTRANCE; EAST FACADE
10. VIEW OF ENTRY/EXIT STAIRWAY AT NORTH END OF BATH HOUSE, (POOL SIDE) LOOKING WEST
11. VIEW LOOKING EAST DOWN ENTRY/EXIT STAIRWAY AT NORTH END OF BATH HOUSE
12. INTERIOR OF BATH HOUSE RESTAURANT ON WEST (OCEAN) SIDE OF BATH HOUSE LOOKING SOUTH
13. INTERIOR VIEW OF RESTAURANT ON EAST (POOL) SIDE LOOKING SOUTH
14. VIEW OF BATH HOUSE BASEMENT, LAUNDERING EQUIPMENT SHOWN IN FOREGROUND
15. VIEW OF NORTHERN CONCESSION STAND; LOOKING NORTH
16. VIEW OF SOUTHERN CONCESSION STAND AND TUNNEL UNDER GREAT HIGHWAY; LOOKING SOUTHWEST
17. VIEW OF BOILER HOUSE; LOOKING NORTHEAST
18. AERIAL VIEW OF ENTIRE POOL FROM SOUTHEAST
19. VIEW OF RACES AT POOL
20. VIEW OF ORIGINAL JUMPING TOWER AND SPRING BOARDS
21. BATH HOUSE EAST ELEVATION
22. CENTRAL BLOCK PLAN, WEST AND SOUTH ELEVATIONS
23. BATH HOUSE, FIRST AND SECOND FLOORS
24. BATH HOUSE EXTERIOR DETAILS
25. SWIMMING POOL, TRANSVERSE SECTION
26. SWIMMING POOL PLAN


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