vest-pocket park

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Tiny urban park. Application of International Modernism's rigid imagery often meant that street frontages and curved street corners were ignored, so that SLOAP resulted. Attempts were made to reclaim such waste space as vest-pocket parks by means of hard and soft landscaping, notably in the USA.

AF, xxv/3 (1966), 54–63;Landscape Architecture, xl/4 (1950), 158–60;Progressive Architecture, xli/7 (1960), 108–26

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