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San Francisco's 2-year-old parklet effort

Public Space

Project Summary

<div>San Francisco's 2-year-old parklet effort, where parking spaces are reborn as miniature public plazas, has attracted media attention and been emulated in cities from Adelaide, Australia, to Philadelphia…There's no denying the success of the program, which allows two parking spaces to be converted into an accessible public space. Each parklet is sponsored by a business or community group, which pays for the construction and maintenance.</div>