Photos & Media Coverage


PARK‎‎‎(ing)‎‎‎ Day Philadelphia 2014



2014 Media Coverage






Park‎‎‎(ing)‎‎‎ Day 2013



2013 Media Coverage

ECOSTRUCTURE/ECOBUILDINGpulse, "Park it, Pal," by Dominic Mercier, August 2, 2013.
DVRPC Newsletter, "Park(ing) Day Coming to a Street Near You," August 2013.
Old City News, "PARK(ing) Day Philadelphia Returns for Another Year of Pop-Up Parks," August 13, 2013.
Plan Philly, "Park(ing) Day returns September 20," by Ashley Hahn, August 14, 2013.
Grid Magazine, "Park(ing) Day Returns with Dozens of Parklets," by Greg Meckstroth, September 3, 2013.
Philadelphia Real Estate Blog, "Park(ing) Day Returns for 6th straight year," by Danielle Wayda, September 2, 2013.
GroundSwell, "The Sixth Annual Park(ing) Day is September 20th," by Michelle N. Baxter, September 4, 2013.
Healthy Waters for EPA's Mid-Atlantic Region, "Explore Environmental Careers with EPA's Park(ing) Day Parklet!," by Christina Catanese, September 12, 2013.
NewsWorks, "Germantown Park(ing) Day to bring the arts and forward-thinking students in Chelten Ave. on Friday,
" by Alaina Mabaso, September 18, 2013.
University City Review, "Inside scoop behind Philly's parklet craze,
" by Nicole Contosta, September 18, 2013.
Everyday Urbanist, "Green Space: Park(ing) Day Philadelphia 2013 is Tomorrow 9/20,
" September 19, 2013.
NBC10 Philadelphia, "Parking Spaces Go to the Parks,
" by Dan Stamm, September 19, 2013.
DVRPC NEWS, "Park(ing) Day Takes Over Parking Spaces in Philly Today,
" September 2013.
Generocity, "DVRPC Participates in Park(ing) Day 2013,
" by Kristen Gillette, September 20, 2013.
PlanPhilly, "DVRPC Participates in Park(ing) Day 2013,
" September 23, 2013.

Park‎‎‎‎‎(ing)‎‎‎‎‎ Day 2012


2012 Media Coverage
Philadelphia Generocity, "Park(ing) Day Philadelphia Plans Instant Mini-Parks to Reclaim Street Spaces," by William Yang, August 2, 2012.
Philadelphia Parking Authority, "Philly's 5th Annual Park(ing) Day, PPA Blog, September 5, 2012.
Inside The Galleries at Moore, "
2012 Parklet Design Challenge Winners," The Galleries at Moore Blog, September 13, 2012.
Germantown United Community Development Corp., PARK(ing) Day in Germantown, by Andrew Trackman, September 14, 2012.
Uwishunu, "Park(ing) Day Returns Friday, September 21; 50 Organizations To Transform Parking Spots Around The City Into Pop-Up Parklets," by Ashley Stadd, September 17, 2012.
Newsworks, "Six parking spots in Germantown will be transformed into works of art," by Alaina Mabaso, September 17, 2012.
Plan Philly, "Park(ing) Day Returns September 21," by Ashley Hahn, September 18, 2012.
Philadelphia Water Department, "Soak it Up Cafe: Now Accepting Reservations," Watersheds Blog, September 18, 2012.
Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia, "Visit Our Center City Park(ing) Day Installation This Friday," by Nicholas Mirra, September 19, 2012.
Courier Post Online, "Friday is Park(ing) Day in Philly," by Steve Wood, September 19, 2012.
Passyunk Post, "An Explanation For All Those Little Parks Around The City," by P'unkd, September 20, 2012.
NOW Toronto, "Toronto's greenspiration gap," by Wayne Roberts, September 20, 2012.
Center City District of Philadelphia, "Renovated Dilworth Plaza is Theme of Center City District's PARK(ing) Day Exhibit," Pressroom, September 20, 2012.
Green Philly Blog, "Grab a Chair & Get Some Air: Tomorrow is the 5th Park(ing) Day Philly!" by Julie Hancher, September 20, 2012.
National Geographic News Watch , "C40 Cities set to celebrate Park(ing) Day," by C40 News Team in City Solutions, September 20, 2012.
Naked Philly, "A SEMI-PERMANENT PARKLET FOR SOUTH SOUTH STREET WEST," September 21, 2012.
Newsworks, "Park(ing) Day events are underway in Germantown," by Brian Hickey, September 21, 2012.
Newsworks, "Philly gets 48 temporary parks on Park(ing) Day [photos]," by Shannon McDonald, September 21, 2012.
OLIN: blog, "Park(ing) Day 2012," September 21, 2012.
My FOX Tampa Bay, "
Parking Spaces Turn To Parks As A Part of Annual 'Park(ing) Day,'" September 21, 2012.
Hidden City Philadelphia, "Greetings From...Park(ing) Day 2012...Wish You Were Here," by Dominic Mercier, September 21, 2012.
Examiner.com, "Park(ing) Day Philadelphia 2012," by Jason Sendaula, September 21, 2012.
NakedPhilly, "Park(ing) Day Celebrates Five Years in Philadelphia," September 22, 2012.
PlanPhilly, "Scenes from Park(ing) Day 2012 [slideshow]," by Ashley Hahn, September 24, 2012.
Grid Philly, "Park(ing) Day 2012: City parking spaces transformed into public parks," Photos by Danni Sinisi.
DVRPC, "DVRPC Participates in Park(ing) Day," by DVRPC News, September 2012.
Philadelphia Generocity, "PHOTOS: Park(ing) Day Takes Over Philly Streets to Promote Public Space," by Shannon Collins, September 24, 2012.




Park‎‎‎‎‎‎(ing)‎‎‎‎‎‎ Day 2011 Photos


2011 Media Coverage
Penn Media, "Penn Research Team Hosts Interactive Exhibit on Climate Change and Urban Space for 'Parking Day'," September 14, 2011.

Uwishunu, "Today is Park(ing) Day 2011, With More Than 20 Organizations Creating Temporary Mini-Parks All Over the City," September 16, 2011.

Newsworks, "Park(ing) Day promotes parks and public space in Philly," September 16, 2011.

Flying Kite, "Rittenhouse-area parking spot sees coffee instead of cars for Park(ing) Day Philadelphia," September 20, 2011.

Next Great City, "Philly Park(ing) Day."