Vintage Photograph Captures Swimmers at McCarren Park on This Day in 1937

Today in 1937 - swimming pool at McCarren Park #thisdayinhistory
Today in 1937 - swimming pool at McCarren Park #thisdayinhistory
Photo: @nycrecords

The high temperature in New York City on July 12th, 1937 was 84°, prompting hundreds of hot Brooklynites to head to the massive McCarren Park Pool

Check out this vintage photograph shared by the New York City Department of Records documenting the occasion.

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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