Swimming pools

Benedikt Groß and Joseph Lee

The Deeply Private Information Hidden in Plain Sight

A project mapping every pool in Los Angeles raises awkward questions about the tradeoff between privacy and big, public data.

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The Truth About the Fecal Matter the CDC Found in Atlanta's Public Pools

Only you can prevent your municipal swimming pool from being filled with poo.

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Can City Dwellers Have Nice Things?

Violence at New York's McCarren Park Pool has some suggesting all urban resources fall prey to the tragedy of the commons. Here's why this thinking is flawed.

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Top U.S. Cities for Dog Parks, Skate Parks, Swimming Pools and More

New data from the Trust for Public Land shows which cities have the most parks per resident