Carroll Gardens residents are boiling over tiny new pool

Fussy locals keep calling 311 on the seemingly by-the-books project

TRD NEW YORK /
Nov.November 09, 2014 01:00 PM

Carroll Gardens residents are getting steamed over a little bit of water. The new owners of 391 Union Street have seriously pissed off their neighbors by digging up their back yard to install a super-tiny swimming pool.

So far, at least two calls have been made to 311, and one neighbor emailed Brownstoner expressing fears over a 10-foot by 20-foot pool. Neighbors claim to be worried about what the pool could mean for the structural integrity of adjacent buildings.

But according to Brownstoner, the architect who is overseeing the renovation of the house is doing everything by the book.

The little 200-square-foot, four-foot deep pool does not require a permit.

“The pool is set back from the property lines by more than four feet and is more than 10 feet from any foundation,” architect Daniel Alter told Brownstoner. “As a general matter, I can tell you that the owners are committed to not proceeding with any work that requires a permit until the permits can be pulled.” [Brownstoner] Christopher Cameron


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