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Toronto residents create their own ‘backyard’ to enjoy, converting a parking lot

Artificial turf gives parking lot a backyard feel

July 28, 2020
By News Talk 610 CKTB

A group of Toronto residents built their own backyard from a parking lot to have a common area they and their children could enjoy.

A group of Toronto neighbours have banded together to create a shared backyard oasis from a parking lot. The residents had grown tired of not having anything to do to entertain their children during the COVID-19 lockdown – especially in a neighbourhood without proper backyards – so they created one.