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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, Activities & Events

  • Welcome to Director Park! Arts, culture, community, cafe, and urban vibe all in one amazing park!

  • Teachers Fountain Daily 8am-10pm, OFF Tues 8/18 after 2:30pm for our free Concert in the Park

  • Experience Arts & Culture Free programs booked year-round in the park through the Arts & Cultural Program

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

  • Big Chess Drop-in hours July Mon-Sat 11am-9pm; Sun Noon-8pm

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.