2012 Park(ing) Day

September 21, 2012
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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2012 PARK(ing) Day - Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne, IN
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Providing temporary public open space . . . one parking spot at at time.

PARK(ing) Day is a annual open-source global event where citizens, artists and activists collaborate to temporarily transform metered parking spaces into “PARK(ing)” spaces: temporary public places. The project began in 2005 when Rebar, a San Francisco art and design studio, converted a single metered parking space into a temporary public park in downtown San Francisco.

Since 2005, PARK(ing) Day has evolved into a global movement, with organizations and individuals (operating independently of Rebar but following an established set of guidelines) creating new forms of temporary public space in urban contexts around the world.

The mission of PARK(ing) Day is to call attention to the need for more urban open space, to generate critical debate around how public space is created and allocated, and to improve the quality of urban human habitat … at least until the meter runs out!

Fort Wayne has joined the party this year and will be hosting 4 Park(ing) Day locations on September 21, 2012.

Location #1: Wayne & Calhoun
Hosted by: Contour DesignWorks, Bravas Dogs, Jumby's Joint, Wunderkammer Company, oFabz Swimwear, Friends of the Parks of Allen County.
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Location #2: Harrison & Pearl
Hosted by: Founders, Twelve Cities Project, and Downtown Grind.
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Location #3: Wayne between Calhoun & Harrison
Hosted by: Morrison Kattman Menze, Inc.
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Location #4: Wayne & Harrison
Hosted by: Parkview Live, YMCA of Fort Wayne, and McMillen Center for Heath Education.
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