Parklets

LADOT/Jim Simmons

How L.A. Designed Simple Kits That Let You 'Make-Your-Own' Park

The People St program helps novices create a parklet, plaza, or bike parking area.

Christine Kim/Secret Agent PR

L.A.'s Parklets Have Gotten Quite Fancy

Cardio bikes, swing seats and foosball.

REBAR

San Francisco's Parklet Built Out of a Citroën H Van Might Be Shut Down

The van, in particular, is drawing officials' ire.

Rapha

San Francisco's New Bike Parklet Is a Dismembered Citroën H Van

"It was just sitting there, gathering dust."

Duc Le

Park(ing) of the Day: Duc Le's Streetwise Tanning Lounge

L.A. artist Duc Le celebrates Park(ing) Day with some sprawling wooden street furniture.

Urban Prototyping: San Francisco

The Next Generation of DIY Urbanism Projects: So Much Cooler Than Parklets

Just wait til you see the PPPlanter on a street corner near you.