Gallery: Own a Piece of NYC’s Amazing Floating + Pool on the East River...

How exhilarating would it be to take a dip in the East River without having to worry that you'll come out looking like this? That's the idea behind + Pool, a floating, water-filtering public pool that's already in the works. The team behind + Pool, Dong-Ping Wong of F A M I L Y and Archie Lee Coates IV and Jeffrey Franklin of PlayLab, Inc, already has the backing and interest of many New Yorkers and city agencies, but they need an extra financial boost to get the project to the next level. They've launched a "Tile by Tile" Kickstarter campaign to raise more funds, and they're offering some pretty sweet perks for those who donate - including a personalized tile with your name on it to be placed on the wall of the pool when it's complete, and the chance to be one of the first people in NYC to swim in it.

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