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National Park(ing) Day Installation Highlights Olentangy River Plan

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman National Park(ing) Day Installation Highlights Olentangy River Plan

On Friday, September 21, Park(ing) Day took over urban spaces across the country and around the world. Started in San Fransisco, the global event is designed to implement “miniparks” in parking lots and around metered parking, to call attention to a need for more open public spaces. In years past, Columbus has followed the established […]

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Parklet Proposed for South Fourth Street

Walker Evans Walker Evans Parklet Proposed for South Fourth Street

The temporary conversion of on-street metered parking spaces into public greenspace is not a new one. The national Park(ing) Day event launched in San Francisco in 2005, and Columbus officially took part in 2008 and 2009. Since then, the movement pushing for new Downtown greenspace has waned in part due to the completion of Columbus […]

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Two Opportunities to Ditch the Car This Week

Walker Evans Walker Evans

It’s no secret that Columbus is an auto-centric city. Many commuters drive their cars to every destination they visit every single day. Several local organizations are challenging citizens to see if they can try rethinking their commute. On Friday, September 18th, Columbus will take part once again in the national PARK(ing) Day event, that transforms […]

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National Park(ing) Day Returns September 19

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parkingdaycolumbus.org wrote National Park(ing) Day Returns September 19 The number of downtown parks in America will increase dramatically this September. Friday, September 19, 2008 is National Park(ing) Day, and metered public parking spots nationwide will become temporary public parks. The project is sponsored by The Trust for Public Land (TPL), a national conservation nonprofit. National […]

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