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The Richmond Plunge is Back

Wednesday May 19, 2010 - 11:57:00 AM

The Richmond Plunge restoration is almost finished. It was filled for the first time last week in a gala celebration that featured smiley-face beachballs standing in for future swimmers. 

The building, restored under the guidance of Berkeley architect Todd Jersey, is a triumph of cooperation between historic preservation and sustainability. It's a shame Berkeley can't do as much for its historic warm pool, slated for demolition instead. 

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