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Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-PLAY (7529)

Fax: 503-823-6007

1120 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 1302, Portland, OR 97204

Director Park

  1. Welcome to Director Park!

    Arts, culture, community, cafe, and urban vibe all in one, amazing park!

  2. Teachers Fountain

    Now on for the season from 8am-10pm daily, closure hours are listed on the Calendar page.

  3. Experience Arts & Culture

    Free Arts & Cultural Programming is booked year-round in the park through the Arts & Cultural Program

  4. At night, Mercurial Sky Dance art piece lights up the park!

  5. Big Chess

    Drop-in Hours Daily

Located in the heart of downtown Portland at 815 SW Park Ave, our mission is to be a public piazza that provides an elegant, clean, safe, and versatile space that is actively programmed to complement downtown, support arts and culture, and highlight Portland Parks & Recreation.


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We are thrilled to have our new neighbor, Park Avenue West, make such headway on construction!  Thank you for your patience in 2014.  By the end of the year, outer construction will be complete and by summer 2015, walls will be up and construction noise will be encased within the building.