Saturday, September 11, 2010

Abandoned Pools In Fresno

This video is awesome, some gnarly dudes taking advantage of the urban decay in Fresno:

Cannonball from California is a place. on Vimeo.
Some of them are full of black water.  Others have become graveyards for old lawn furniture and rodent carcasses. They are shaped like jelly beans and manufactured by companies named Sunny Side and Champagne. Once upon a time, Fresno was the California Dream.  Own a car. Own a house.  Own a pool.  Everyone wanted it and the wonderful world of credit made it all possible.  But now, with the foreclosure monster running wild, the dream is dry. Thousands of pools are festering in the hot Central Valley sun.  For most people this is tragic.  But for some, it’s an opportunity.

A film by Drea Cooper & Zackary Canepari

Bye Yall!

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