The diving pool area – note the concrete seating and the diving boards to the right
A while back, we learned that the defunct Astoria Pool diving pool was going to be turned into an outdoor amphitheater. On Wednesday, February 20 from 6:30-8:30pm, there will be an informational meeting with the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation. They’ll be sharing the schematic design for the proposed performance space.
The pool is a landmark, so that means that making any changes involve going through a long paperwork-robust process with the Landmarks Preservation Commission. It will be interesting to see these designs and see where everything is at. We bet the three tiered diving board will stay.
The meeting will take place at the Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd (GMAP). All are welcome.