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Photos from Around the World on Park(ing) Day 2010 Photos from Around the World on Park(ing) Day 2010

Photos from Around the World on Park(ing) Day 2010

by Casey Caplowe
September 27, 2010
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Friday, September 17th, 2010: Park(ing) Day, the annual celebration that sees people turn parking spaces into temporary parks—thereby transforming our car-centric streets and cities into places that put people first—went off today in cities around the world. We scoured the internet for photographic evidence of inventive celebrations, and the internet didn't disappoint. Here's a look at some of our favorites.

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