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Friday, September 18, 2009

Cincinnati PARK(ing) Day

Today is National PARK(ing) Day. In 2005, San Francisco art collaborative REBAR decided to take over a metered parking space for a day and turn it into a public space. The ratio of public space to parking space in San Francisco is heavily skewed toward parking. In 2006 it went public, and now PARK(ing) Day is celebrated all over the world.


Various individuals and business in the Cincinnati area have come together to make spaces for the public to enjoy. You can check out the map of individual locations here. There are currently several spaces taken up on Vine Street near Central Parkway, outside the Segway store and Park+Vine. Check back later for updates of other PARK(ing) spots around the city!

2 comments:

Rondell said...

I don't know about y'all but I always been treating parking lots like they places for me to lounge in. I put my lawn chair up in the Krogers parking lot all the time and eat free samples and watch people shop. It's better than TV y'all!

thebubbreport said...

Can't wait to see more images of what Cincinnatians come up with for PARKing day!

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