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SEPTEMBER 17, 2021[/ultimate_icon_list_item][/ultimate_icon_list]
Providing temporary public open space . . . one parking spot at at time.
Park(ing)Day is a global, public, participatory art project lauched by Rebar in 2005. It is a day where people across the world temporarily repurpose street parking spaces and convert them to tiny parks and places for art, play, and activism.
Park(ing) Day is a unique and exciting opportunity to engage in the ongoing dialog around how our cities are designed and built. It began as a guerilla art project and act of design activism in a single parking space, and has grown into a global movement, inspiring the creation of “parklets” and COVID-era “streeteries” in cities across the United States and beyond.
Parklets in the downtown area include:
The mission of PARK(ing) Day is to call attention to the need for more urban open space, to generate critical debate around how public space is created and allocated, and to improve the quality of urban human habitat … at least until the meter runs out!
For more information about Park(ing) Day and its history, visit parkingday.org/about-parking-day/.