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McCarren Interiors

Published on: June 11th, 2010 | Last updated: October 16, 2016 Written by:

Aside from the epic graffiti find, the buildings of McCarren pool supplied a huge amount of decay porn. Sadly though nearly everything in these photos is also gone – victim of the rapidly progressing gut rebuild of the pool.

Basement Hallway under the Arch
Basement under the arch

Bashed old frig in the lifeguard shack.
Old refrigerator in the ruined concessions stand in the back.

Long Basement Hallway
Basement hallway

Huge pile of rusted out pipes piled near the old dumbwaiter shaft.
Rusted pipes being hauled out.

Rusted out Boiler showing flood damage. This room was underwater.
The ancient coal fired boiler under the arch – this was used to provide hot water to the locker rooms. The muddy waterline shows how deeply it was submerged in rain water while the pool was abandoned.

Original Pool Sign.
Ancient sign.

Rotted out electrical boxes
Damaged electrical panel.

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