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Park(ing) Day LA

Park(ing) Day

By Eric Richardson — September 17, 2009 — 4 Comments

Park[ing] Day L.A. returns for its third year on Friday, bringing a handful of pop-up park spaces to Downtown's streets and alleys. The event, intended to highlight...


By Ed Fuentes — September 21, 2008

The half-block of Winston used for DLANC's Park(ing) Day space on Friday won't be turning into an actual park any time soon, but one had to be struck by the way...

Park(ing) Day

By Samantha Page — September 19, 2008

Outside the CRA offices at 354 W. 4th, a group of CRA planners and public affairs people are sitting in a park. They are not actually representing CRA. They are...

Park(ing) Day

By Samantha Page — September 19, 2008 — 1 Comment

Thick smoke pours out of a cartoonishly gigantic exhaust pipe sticking out of a Mercedes SUV on the corner of 7th and Flower, where landscape architecture firm SWA...

Park(ing) Day Shots

By Eric Richardson — September 19, 2008 — 1 Comment

The Los Angeles County Bike Coalition's Park(ing) Day site on 1st street in front of the LA Times is geared toward cycles and not green space, but the installation...

Park(ing) Day Shots

By Eric Richardson — September 19, 2008

Around 11am this morning the Winston Park(ing) Day site played host to a game for the Skid Row 3-on-3 basketball league. The spirited game to fifteen took place...

feed the meter

By Ed Fuentes — September 19, 2008

There is tempered guerilla action in Little Tokyo as Jocelyi Sia and Nicole Eng grabbed a spot in front of 345 E. 2nd St for Park(ing) Day LA. Equipped with green...

Setup on Winston

By Eric Richardson — September 19, 2008

Park(ing) Day LA is starting to get underway, as evidenced by this prep work on Winston. Green astroturf has been laid on the half-block site, with lines simulating...

No Parking

By Ed Fuentes and Eric Richardson — September 17, 2008 — 17 Comments

Until this afternoon, landscape architecture firm Melendrez was planning to create a Park(ing) Day site outside its Olive street offices, just as it had last year...


By Samantha Page — September 16, 2008 — 2 Comments

In the photo at left, you can see the corner of Winston and Main streets on a sunny Sunday afternoon. It's empty.

On Friday, that same spot will be brimming with...


By Samantha Page — September 12, 2008

Next Friday, Downtown will get a little extra dose of green as Park(ing) Day LA returns to the city's streets. Downtown is host to eleven pocket parks, ranging...

Three on Olive

By Ed Fuentes — September 21, 2007 — 13 Comments

On Friday, Park[ing] Day LA had small groups designing one-day pocket parks all over Los Angeles, and the themes were encouraged to be either "active" or "passive...