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The new GLDN+ Parklets are part of a series of Social Spaces with new seating areas, greenery, and colorful art where you can gather outdoors across the Golden Triangle. The BID worked with Vestre to fabricate the parklets to transform the streetscape and provide attractive meeting places with accessible and seamless transitions from the sidewalks. These new meeting spaces are made with sustainable materials, like low carbon steel and sustainably harvested wood with natural finishes.
Find the new GLDN+ Parklets here:
The parklets were made possible by the Streets for People grant program under the DC Office of Planning. This program seeks to support economic recovery and celebrate DC’s diverse culture by attracting people to a vibrant area of activated blocks, sidewalks, streets, and parks. For more information, please visit https://publicinput.com/dcstreetsforpeople .
I Street Parklet
N Street Parklet
The Connecticut Avenue Overlook pocket park is a space where everyone is invited to gather and connect. This large concrete area has been transformed with greenery, seating, and public art for the community.
The pocket park was created by the Golden Triangle Business Improvement District and made possible by the Streets for People grant program under the DC Office of Planning.
The Golden Triangle BID, in partnership with the District Department of Transportation and ZGF Architects transformed the underutilized concrete semicircle at Connecticut Avenue by Dupont Circle into a pocket park named Connecticut Avenue Overlook.
Golden Spike first made its way to the neighborhood as part of a groundbreaking collaboration between the Golden Triangle BID and the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Renwick Gallery – entitled No Spectators: Beyond the Renwick in 2018. The partnership brought Burning Man sculptures to the streets of the Golden Triangle.
Located on Pennsylvania Avenue, H and 19th Streets NW – this pocket park looks to improve pedestrian experience, while also providing a community space where everyone can gather.