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parklet

[ pahrk-lit ]
/ ˈpɑrk lɪt /
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noun
an urban space for sitting, dining, or enjoying greenery, established where the sidewalk meets the street, often repurposing on-street parking spaces and part of the sidewalk: The restaurant’s owners were able to expand seating with café tables in a new outdoor dining parklet.If the parklet stretches over the curb or covers the curb cuts, the city requires ramps be added for wheelchair accessibility.
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Also called street pat·i·o [street-pat-ee-oh] /ˈstrit ˌpæt i oʊ/ .

Origin of parklet

First recorded in 1850–55, and in 2010–15 for current sense
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