Pool: Swimming Pool

“Over the next two years, the park’s operators introduced new rides and attractions, completed a concrete-lined bathing beach along the river, and constructed a four-acre swimming pool, touted as “the largest affair of the kind in the country.” On June 26, 1908, the day before the pool was scheduled to open, White City Amusement Park burned to the ground. Owners estimated losses at $160,000, none of which was covered by insurance.”

SOURCE: (http://www.polis.iupui.edu/RUC/Neighborhoods/BroadRipple/BRNarrative.htm)