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PARK(ing) Day Providence: Friday, September 22nd

Downtown streets are going green on Friday, September 22nd during the 5th annual PARK(ing) Day in Providence! From 8 AM to 4 PM, on-street parking spots throughout downtown will become temporary parklets, creatively designed and managed by sponsors. (Please note that this is a rain date! Storms are expected on September 15th).

This worldwide event is locally organized by the Rhode Island chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (RIASLA) and the Rhode Island chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIAri) with support from the City of Providence, the City Dept. of Public Works, and the Providence Downtown Improvement District. It brings artists, designers, and citizens together to celebrate community and raise public awareness about including green space in the urban environment.

Look for temporary public parks near these addresses:

  • 191 Westminster St- The DUAL Studio
  • 193 Westminster St- Studio MEJA
  • 201 Westminster St- SPOTTER
  • 225 Westminster St – Horsley Witten Group
  • 231 Westminster St- Eric Weis
  • 273 Westminster St- Rhode Island Center for the Book
  • 275 Westminster St- The RI Festival of Children’s Books and Authors
  • 317 Westminster St- RISD Alumni
  • 333 Westminster St- RISD Landscape Architecture Student Chapter
  • 335 Westminster St -Roger Williams University’s Freedom By Design
  • 63 Washington St – URI RIASLA Student Chapter
  • 135 Washington St- Birchwood Design Group
  • 64 Eddy St- The City of Providence Parks Department
  • 66 Eddy St- Partnership for Providence Parks
  • 68 Eddy St- Urban Wildlife Refuge Partnership/PPP
  • 140 Union Street – Union Studio Architecture & Community Design

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