Park(ing) Day Photos – Over 25 locations in Pittsburgh

OTB Bike Cafe really went to the next level with their bike powered parking spaces to trail conversion

Pittsburgh celebrates Park(ing) Day with over 25 locations

Pittsburgh, along with dozens of cities around the globe, celebrated Park(ing) Day on September 17, 2010.

PARK(ing) Day is an annual, one-day, global event where artists, activists, and citizens collaborate to temporarily transform metered parking spots into “PARK(ing)” spaces: temporary public parks. Anyone can participate in PARK(ing) Day, though it is strictly a non-commercial project, intended to promote creativity, civic engagement, critical thinking, unscripted social interactions, generosity and play.

Check out some of the photos from the ride to some of the 25 locations scattered around Pittsburgh.


In downtown, the Community Design Center of Pittsburgh had some games available

The Andy Warhol Museum recreated his Camouflage print using natural and recycled stuff in the Northside.

The Pittsburgh Glass Center set up a glass blowing demo in front of their Garfield location.

The Kelly-Strayhorn Theater in East Liberty set up a stage for some street theater

The BikePGH lounge on Craig Street in Oakland.  Cyclists gathered here for the Park(ing) Day ride

Even more photos and locations on our Flickr Page and Flickr group.

Post-Gazette Article


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