NY Times Columnist Allison Arieff Blogs about P2P (and Land-Lending in a Soft Economy)

BY JULIE KIM
September 23, 2009

New York Times columnist Allison Arieff penned a piece yesterday on the temporary parks and open spaces sprouting up in San Francisco and New York City--and the opportunity for land owners (in this soft economy) to lend their empty lots to grassroots greeners.

This image, from Arieff's column, shows the site of one of San Francisco's newest temporary plaza at the intersection of San Jose Avenue and Guerrero Streets:

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The San Jose/Guerrero parks use simple materials--many of them recycled--to create instant atmosphere.

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Arieff's column also featured many great images from PARK(ing) Day last week, as well as a link to a Streetsfilms segment featuring PARKS by SPUR and other members of the San Francisco Great Streets Coalition.