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INHABITAT: What can you tell me about the inspiration behind Park(ing) Day, and how is Rebar staying involved as the project grows?

MATT: We first did [PARK(ing) Day] on Mission Street, here in San Francisco. It started with occupying one parking space for two hours, which was the term of the lease offered on the face of the parking meter.

INHABITAT: So it was technically legal?

MATT: Yes, which was important, as we wanted to be operating within this legal loophole, within the confines of the law, to repurpose this space for a creative use.

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