Houston’s premiere pools are chic, exclusive and terrifying Screen shot from Instagram video
Screen shot from Instagram video

It is rumored Drake wrote his latest album swimming in this pool.

He does spend a lot of time in Houston, after all.

And a 500-foot Plexiglass perspective would be inspirational for anyone.

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Atop Market Tower Square high rise downtown, residents of the luxury apartment building are set to enjoy this year’s Houston heat while higher than most.  Forty-two floors higher, to be exact.

Photo via Market Square Tower

The building could also cure its residents of acrophobia, should they be afraid of heights.

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The invisible ledge is made from 8-inch thick acrylic glass, but similar sky viewing architectural features have given visitors scares before, such as when the coating of the Skydeck observation platform cracked at the Sears Tower in Chicago.

Without connections, however, entry might cost you: residences start at $1,805 a month.

Photo via Market Square Tower

Might be worth it, though:

Photo via Market Square Tower
Photo via Market Square Tower
Photo via Market Square Tower
Photo via Market Square Tower

If you’re still not sold, a CVS is set to open on the street level this summer.

For a few hundred dollars less, you can swim around, and around and around Texas:

A pool in the shape of Texas is illuminated at the Marriott Marquis Houston, the NFL headquarters for Super Bowl LI, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, in Houston. The New England Patriots will play the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Just a few blocks over, and four hundred feet below, the Marriot Marquis lets guests experience the lazier side of Texas.

The new hotel has over 1000 opened the state’s latest kitschy attraction in December, and the good times are calling:

Rooms average around $250 a night.


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Of course, the City of Houston estimates there are approximately 4,000 public and semi-public swimming pools within city limits, so your options are open.

Stay cool, y’all.

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