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Designers Dream Up City’s Next Sidewalk “Parklets”

by Lucy Gellman | Sep 22, 2017 7:25 am | Comments (14)

Lucy Gellman PhotoYou’re walking past El Tapatio on Grand Avenue and need a place to rest your feet. Outside. The options are slim: sitting on the sidewalk, or trying to snag one of the limited spaces by nearby Christopher Columbus Family Academy.

Just as you’re ready to give up, you spot a new, pint-sized urban oasis: tables and chairs, tree-like sculptures, long wispy grasses and a dainty fence around the outside. All small enough to fit inside two parking spaces.

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