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Bison Pop-Up Park©

Join one of the newest urban trends by building a park-like atmosphere on streets using the Bison Pop-Up Park© system. Retail establishments like coffee shops and restaurants are teaming up with their municipalities to create innovative and beautiful public gathering areas with outdoor seating. Cities benefit by adding more open space for their communities while retail establishments experience new energy and vibrancy to their areas and report increased sales.

  • Affordable to install and provides retail owners a return on investment.
  • Level platform that extends off curb side.
  • Sturdy, stable and entirely modular - for seasonal storage.
  • Fast and simple installation and take down.
  • Creates a beautiful ambience by using real-wood decking surface.
  • Bison's new product line of planters outlines the deck perimeter.
  • Railing creatively integrates with Bison Planters.
     
Bison Versadjust
Deck Supports
Bison Wood Tiles
Bison Custom Cubes
Railing integrates
with Bison Cube


Contact our sales team for more information regarding the Bison Pop-Up Park.

Street Deck & Pop-up park awards & press

Bison Awarded 2010 Product Picks by Architectural Record their Bison Pop-Up Park

Pop-up parks wins 71-73 in Sunset’s “The top 100 ideas, people, places and things that are making life in the West better right now.” Sunset, February 2011, p. 35.    

“Pop-up parks, Paklets, Ped plazas, Hell strips.  Call ‘em what you want – but isn’t it marvelous what pavement can become when a community pulls together?...” Bison's street deck system (Bison Pop-up Park) is utilized in San Francisco's Parklet.

Wallpaper* Top 200-Parklets, San Francisco – San Francisco’s Parklet wins Top 200 Award from Wallpaper* Magazine, which features the Bison street deck and landscaping system.

Janette Sadick-Khan, Urban Engineer, The New City of the Future, Esquire,  December 2010, p. 158.

Janette Sadick-Khan, New York City's Department of Transportation Commissioner, champions street repurposing efforts and produces fast results (by working around bureaucracy) which are all backed up by tangible data and statistics. 

NYC DOT Press Release Bison Pop-Up Park street deck system is curbside seating platform utilized in Janette Sadick-Khan's first Pop-up Cafe in New York City's Financial District last August, 2010. Read entire press release: NYC DOT Announces First Pop-up Cafe, Bringing Innovative Public Space to Lower Manhattan

Newsom Christens New Mojo Cafe “Parklet,” Pledges More to Come
San Francisco Sidewalk Extensions - Mayor Gavin Newsom and the City of San Francisco launches a trial program to turn parking spaces into beautiful pedestrian space. "This is a change in philosophy and how we think of the public rights-of-way," said Department of Public Works Director Ed Reiskin, who noted that approximately 25 percent of the public space in San Francisco is taken up by streets.

San Francisco Takes Parking Spaces for Trial Sidewalk Extensions
"The idea is essentially to build a cheaper bulbout, to get the same effect as a $100,000 [concrete] bulbout at a fraction of the funds," said the San Francisco Planning Department's Andres Power, project manager for Pavement to Parks. "We will take the occupation of a sidewalk off the sidewalk and move it into the parking lane."