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Update on Hobart’s abandoned aquatic house
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Hobart’s abandoned aquatic house

Update on Hobart’s abandoned aquatic house

When I wrote a story on Hobart’s Douglas Plaister Aquatic House nearly two years it was earmarked for redevelopment into apartments and shops. Damien Peck, a Hobart-based photographer reports there has been no progress with the redevelopment. The centre remains in a state of disrepair as it has been since it was closed more than 10[…]

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Hobart’s abandoned aquatic house

There’s something desolate about abandoned swimming pools. All the life has gone from them; they’re quiet, empty and still.All the life has long gone from the Dr Plaister Aquatic House in Hobart. Originally called the Hobart Tepid Baths, the 72-year-old art-deco complex has been boarded up and closed for nearly 10 years. The former Hobart icon lies derelict and[…]

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