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Park[ing] Day LA: 6th & Grand, Downtown

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Here's a photo of Torti Gallas and Partners, an urban design and architecture firm based in downtown, setting up their commandeered parking space at 6th & Grand Avenue.

Complete with a picket fence, welcome mat and a For Sale sign, their "concept for Park[ing] Day acknowledges the potential of a parking spot not only as a green space, but also as a place that can be reprogrammed with a variety of more valuable and dynamic uses," Neal I. Payton, a principal with the group, wrote in an e-mail. The rest of his explanation is below: