Connecting With Nature at New Haven’s "Urban Parklet" (Yale F&ES)

"A forest has sprouted from the asphalt in New Haven’s Fair Haven neighborhood, complete with maple, oak, and elm trees that are familiar to the city’s neighborhoods. But these 'trees' weren’t grown — they were built. Second-year student Misha Semenov ’19 M.E.M./M.Arch., and Kassandra Leiva, a student at the Yale School of Architecture, have built what they call New Haven’s 'Urban Canopy Parklet.'"

This article from the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies takes a look at the Urban Canopy Parklet, a project supported by CITY and created by two students who were featured artists in CITY's spring 2018 Placemaking Intensive. Read the full article.

Laura Mitchell