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Paved Paradise: How Parking Explains the World

Parking: We all hate it. Massive lots of land dedicated to temporary car storage, which often don't even have enough space. Parking shapes the planning of buildings, neighborhoods, and cities—is it really as necessary as we've made it out to be? Paved Paradise is a thorough (and often entertaining) examination of the nation's parking crisis, and how it's contributed to gentrification, housing affordability, and even climate change.