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While parks are recreational spaces where an individual or group can take a break from the urban environment, the parkette’s natural environmental features are often negligible. There is rarely enough room to throw a Frisbee without it flying into oncoming traffic, and there is nothing essentially restful about a bench on seven square feet of grass along side a major city artery. The parkette is a marginal island of green in the midst of a sea of asphalt and concrete.

Parkette: In no way removed is an interesting public art intervention that is worth checking out. Their web site is located here.