Thursday, 8 October 2015

A Hot Take On The Steamy History Of The Jacuzzi

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The L-shaped building on the corner of San Pablo Avenue and Page Street in Berkeley, California is the site of the old Jacuzzi Brothers machine shop, home to an ever-expanding family of Italian immigrants who experienced triumph, tragedy, fame, great wealth, and then poverty.

The Jacuzzi's influence on American culture is hard to overstate, though: Few can claim to infiltrate the national vernacular in such a profound and memorable way. Before there was Netflix-and-chill, there was a large tub filled with steamy bubbles, and room for two.

(via Neatorama)

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