News Coverage: The Morning Call

On June 22, 2018, The Morning Call published an article, “In Bethlehem, park your keisters here,” covering the parklet project and installation. Nicole Radzievich reports on both the design and purpose of the project, writing: The parklet, a project of Lehigh University’s Mountaintop Initiative, provides the public a respite in front of Joe’s Tavern, which wants to inject more…

News Coverage: 69 News

On June 22, 2018, WFMZ 69 News reported on the installation of the Broad St. parklet, which occurred that very morning. The video news segment, “New parklet installed in Bethlehem for socialization” offers a brief overview of the parklets and our associated urban development study: The parklet is a miniature public park designed to fit…

Press Conference (6/20)

We’re having a public press conference this coming Wednesday from 10:00 AM – 11:00 to provide an overview of the Lehigh Valley Parklet project. You are invited to come to hear about why parklets matter for the Lehigh Valley. The press conference is free and open to the public, but please register if you plan on…

News Coverage: Lehigh Valley Live

On June 7, 2018, lehighvalleylive published “Want more seating in downtown Bethlehem? This parklet could save the day” covering our Broad St. parklet installation.  Reporting on the aim of the project, Marisa Iati writes: The reviews last year were mixed: The parklets were either great places to sit outside and enjoy the sunshine or eyesores tarnishing…