Warren Karlenzig pays San Francisco a visit to tour its 15 "parklets", tiny urban public spaces carved out of underused road space or a couple of parking lots.
Sep 27, 2011 GreenFlow
John King of The San Francisco Chronicle examines the installation of mobile planters around the Yerba Buena District in San Francisco; part of a 10-year revitalization initiative to bring new meaning and boundaries surrounding public space.
Aug 19, 2011 The San Francisco Chronicle
Philadelphia is opening its first "parklet" -- a small public park space built on street parking spaces.
Aug 4, 2011 The Philadelphia Inquirer
Parking spaces in San Francisco are being repurposed as small patio-like park spaces and out door seating areas. John King of the <em>San Francisco Chronicle</em> looks at how they've become part of the city.
Jul 15, 2011 San Francisco Chronicle
Imported from Europe, parklets transform parking spaces into inviting public spaces. They are flourishing in San Francisco, and are poised to invade other cities across the country.
Jun 29, 2011 California Planning & Development Report
The Actual Cafe in Oakland, California proudly opened an extension of their space last Wednesday into a parking space, creating a parklet for customers. Later that evening, someone stole the whole thing.
May 23, 2011 Oakland Local
Andres Power, an urban designer for the San Francisco Planning Department, is the driving force behind the city's now-popular Pavement to Park program. Streetsblog's Bryan Goebel sat down to talk with him about the process.
May 11, 2011 Streetsblog
The City of San Francisco is expanding its program of "parklets" -- small public patio-like spaces built on parking spots.
Mar 25, 2011 The San Francisco Examiner
Heather Smith talks with urban designer Andres Power about his work creating parklets within the San Francisco Planning Department.
Sep 3, 2010 Metropolis Magazine