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    Park for a Day Recent Event Showcases Potential for Public Spaces The temporary transmutation of parking spaces into public parks across Los Angeles recently
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 8, 2007
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      Park for a Day
      Recent Event Showcases Potential for Public Spaces

      The temporary transmutation of parking spaces into public parks across Los Angeles recently was indeed a whimsical demonstration of how some scattered greenery can lighten up the city's relentless, car-dominated street scene, just as its sponsors had hoped.

      Though most were on display for just a few hours, "Park(ing) Day L.A.," held Friday, Sept. 21, made its point in the best show-and-tell school tradition. It was a welcomed departure from the endless dead-end academic discussions over the prospects of public space.

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