10,000 Steps

Oakland, CA

2007-2010

10,000 Steps was a unique collaboration with city agencies, neighborhood groups and community-based organizations to draw attention to historic parks and their communities in downtown Oakland, CA. Equipped with friendly uniforms and a whimsical work cart, marksearch regularly visited parks, street festivals, neighborhood events, farmers market to understand park usage by long-time and new residents. The parks' histories represent a condensed archeology of the city during rapid urban transformation.