Parklets, you'll recall, are supposed to be in Boston's future: little enclaves of luxuriating greenery carved from unused asphalt or ripped from the clutches of car culture. They have not, however, taken hold as in other cities, most notably San Francisco; but that doesn't mean they don't still have their partisans. The above is a shot of the temporary parklet (pop-up parklet?) outside 141 Portland Street, near North Station, set up this morning by design consultancy Stantec.
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