15 Bold and Bizarre Parking Solutions

WebUrbanist brings together fifteen innovative, creative, and absurd experiments in parking, from VW's robot stacker to eco parking to parking meters on gravestones.

January 26, 2009, 5:00 AM PST

By Tim Halbur


"As much as people love to drive, all good things must come to an end: the parking spot. Problem is, the number of cars have grown much faster than the amount of parking space. Something's gotta give - as seen in these sometimes surprising and eminently enterprising solutions show so well."

Stacked SmartCars.

Thursday, January 22, 2009 in WebUrbanist

Gentrification

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The focus on gentrifying communities has, in many cases, eclipsed the similar problems facing more stagnant neighborhoods.

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Brooklyn Redevelopment

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