Gallery: Fabric8 Creates San Francisco Parklet From Materials Found in ...

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In most cities, Park(ing) Day only lasts one day, but in San Francisco's Mission District, mini parks have been occupying parking spaces for months at a time. The latest addition to the city-sponsored Pavement to Parks program is artist Erik Otto's "The Peace Keeper," located in front of the Fabric8 art gallery on 22nd Street. Otto completed an artist-in-residence program at the San Francisco Dump in 2010, and many of the materials used to construct The Peace Keeper are recycled objects that were rescued from the landfill.

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