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Check out Rosslyn’s new parklet

This is the first parklet in Arlington County

Photos: Adele Chapin

A new green outdoor space at the corner of Oak Street and Wilson Boulevard in Rosslyn is not al fresco seating for the nearby Roti. It’s the first parklet (aka a tiny public park that takes over a section of a streetscape) to debut in Arlington.

The parklet is an extension of the sidewalk and features purple chairs and container gardens. It’s part of a broader Streetscape Elements Master Plan, which was approved by the Arlington County Board in June 2017, according to the BID’s blog post.

The parklet is a two-year prototype installation, and feedback is welcome — so if you have any thoughts on the parklet in Rosslyn, air them here at this online survey site.