Posts Tagged ‘historic bathhouses’

Serendipity And Sustainability Take The Plunge At Thompson Bathhouse

Serendipity And Sustainability Take The Plunge At Thompson Bathhouse

December 10, 2015  |  News

Under the El at Girard, a couple sets out to turn an historic bathhouse into a progressive playspace for children. Co-editor Michael Bixler reports > more

12th Street Gym Is Great, But It Used To Be The <em>Shvitz</em>

12th Street Gym Is Great, But It Used To Be The Shvitz

November 19, 2014  |  Vantage

Nothing says healthy living like a corned beef sandwich, a lit cigar, and the sauna. Ron Avery gives us an old-world tour of Camac Baths, the former Jewish bathhouse at 12th Street Gym > more

An Antique Swimming Hole Under The El

An Antique Swimming Hole Under The El

September 15, 2014  |  The Shadow Knows

A public bath for five decades, this brick-arched beauty now houses a brush and broom manufacturer. The Shadow dives into the history of this sunken treasure under the El > more

At The Traditional Start of Summer, Good-Bye To A Pool Full Of Tradition

At The Traditional Start of Summer, Good-Bye To A Pool Full Of Tradition

May 28, 2012  |  Buzz

Without any kind of protection, the historic Fante Leon Pool in the Italian Market--with its classical portico--meets the bulldozer > more

Bath House Dreams

Bath House Dreams

October 4, 2011  |  Vantage

Restoring Fante-Leone to its public purpose > more