Fleishhacker Pool was a public saltwater swimming pool located in the southwest corner of San Francisco, California next to the zoo at Sloat Boulevard and the Great Highway. Upon its completion in 1925, it was one of the largest heated outdoor swimming pools in the world and remained open for more than four decades until its closure in 1971. It was eventually demolished in 2000
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... After years of underfunding and poor maintenance, the pool was showing some deterioration when a storm in January 1971 damaged its drainage pipe ... Because the repair costs exceeded the City's budget, the pool was converted to a fresh water pool which resulted in poor water quality ... and resulting water quality, the pool was closed by the end of 1971 ...
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