Elevation DC: #parkingdaydc turns ~20 street parking spaces into mini-parks for the day


PARK(ing) Day has come and gone another year. As always, Elevation DC managing editor Rachel Kaufman CaBiked to as many spots as possible while the parklets were up.

PARK(ing) Day is a decade-old event where groups of people turn a street parking space into a mini park (or “parklet”). Maybe it’s just a bit of grass and a chair, maybe it’s a game of cornhole or a park bench. (One category of “things that go in parks but that we haven’t seen in parklets”: statues. Let’s have a giant statue in a parklet next year, please.)

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