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Take a Dip in Roosevelt Island's Wild Rainbow-Painted Pool

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New York City is hosting a lot of really great public art installations this summer, but the most awesome one yet is on Roosevelt Island. The pool of the apartment complex Manhattan Park has been transformed into a candy-colored rainbow treat. Artist HOT TEA painted the pool deck with a giant mural, turning the outdoor space into a neon explosion. The "pop up pool club" is the brainchild of Citi Habitats New Developments and designers K&Co (founded by Krista Ninivaggi, formerly of SHoP Architects) and Pliskin Architecture (founded by Barak Pliskin, formerly of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill). There are new lounge chairs, hammocks, and umbrellas, and honestly, it looks like the most amazing place to spend the summer.

Manhattan Park pool allows non-residents to purchase memberships or day passes to the pool. Weekdays cost just $25, while weekends run $35 per person. A season membership is $450 per person or $650 for a couple.


· The 22 Best New Public Art Pieces to See in NYC This Summer [Curbed]