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Bondi Icebergs Club

  Why Include Icebergs in A Post About Architecture? When it comes to great buildings and constructions in Sydney Australia, Icebergs may not, at first, appear to be a natural fit for this category. However, I have been window cleaning Maroubra , which is only a mile or two away for many years, and over this time my appreciation for this iconic pool have grown. The important thing to remember about Bondi Icebergs is that it is not your traditional open air pool, and that is exactly how it was be naturally amazing! A Brief Guide To It's History The area had a natural rock pool at it's southern end that became popular with swimmers. Amazingly, this started to gain popularity in the early 1800's! However, in 1880 Waverley Council requested the building of public 'baths'. This idea, whilst not universally popular, became the forerunner for what we have today. In 1886, the NSW government gave permission to a certain Mr A Williams to begin construction of th