Gallery: PARK(ing) Day LA 2011: Streets are for the People

  • Cities around the world will be greener at least for one day with the return of PARK(ing) Day on Friday, September 16th. What started as a modest experimental urban intervention in 2005 has evolved into an international platform for urban expression, changing the way cities conceive, organize, and use public space. Initiated by Rebar, a San Francisco-based art and design studio, PARK(ing) Day has officially gone global, yielding more than 800 installations in more than 180 cities on six continents in 2010.  This year in LA, Angelenos will reclaim their public space as pop-up parks round the city declare that “Streets are for the People.”

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