Curvilinear shapes also got their start in the backyards of Hollywood's elite. In the 1930s, pool builder-to-the-stars Philip Ilsley created a round-bottomed pool frame that was filled through a hose with concrete. Stars -- and later, fans who could afford the pools -- loved the deviation from the standard rectilinear shapes. Photos of curvy pools with their famous curvy owners popped up in magazines, whetting the public's appetite even more for these backyard luxuries. A new kind of pool was born.
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|Oval-Shaped Swimming Pool||Way-Above-Ground Oval Pool||Above-Ground Round Pool||Oval Aboveground with Deck Surround|
|Like a Nice, Big Bathtub|
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