Seattle PARK(ing) Day: A Conversation on Seattle's Homelessness

Every year on the third Friday of September, the city of Seattle participates in PARK(ing) Day, an annual global placemaking event in which community members lead the temporary transformation of parking spaces into people places. In Seattle, communities are encouraged to use streets as sites for public expression and creative experimentation, as well as for enjoyment and to promote health and wellness. In recent years, Seattle has seen an unprecedented rise in homelessness alongside a burgeoning affordable housing crisis. As stewards of the built environment - particularly housing - we at Caron wanted to use PARK(ing) Day as an opportunity to speak to these pressing issues in our city.

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Caron [cahron] is a typographical term for an accent mark specific to the Czech language. As with language, where an accent changes a letter to acquire new sound, meaning and unique character, we strive in our work to accent each project, large and small. In doing so, we elevate buildings with inspired and unique design solutions.

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