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Anyone walking a hot stretch of sidewalk along Grand Avenue now has an inviting spot to rest in the shade, talk to neighbors, and watch children play.

The oasis is called a “parklet,” and was designed by two Yale graduate students who won New Haven’s first Parklet Design Competition, a collaboration between GoNewHavenGo, the Department of Transportation, Traffic and Parking and MakeHaven.

After months of planning and construction, the Urban Canopy Parklet opened at 379 Grand Avenue, and involved the collaboration of local businesses, the community management team, and local nonprofits including the New Haven Land Trust and EMERGE.
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven provided a $2,000 year-round small grant in support of the project to the fiscal sponsor, Urban Resources Initiative.

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