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Houston’s first official parklet installed in the Heights

Tiny park in parking spot

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Houston’s first parklet officially approved by the City of Houston will open in front of the New Living store in the Heights this Thursday, according to Swamplot:

The “semi-permanent” green installation in front of 321 W. 19th St. measures a whopping 125 sq. ft., taking up a single street parking spot. Designed and built by some of the workers in the “Made at New Living” program run out of New Living and its Kirby Dr. storefront, the 19th St. installation is meant to be the first piece in a pilot parklet program promoted by the city.

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