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Park, Quad, Playground
PSU Park Blocks (at Portland State University)
Portland, OR 97201


  • Did you know the Park Blocks are the oldest parks in the city, having been donated for public use in 1852 by a Portland landowner and tanner? Grab some fresh air between classes and enjoy the trees!
  • Say hi to the homeless guy waking up.
  • Spend 5 minutes humoring the people who gather and spout craziness.
  • Watch out for canvassers!
  • You might know about the Farmers Market, but did you know that SHAC hosts Harvest Share outside Shattuck Hall? Students & community members are welcome to get free food on the 2nd Monday of the month.
  • The green and trees.
  • Farmer's Market on Saturdays!
  • The second apparent homicide by bee-sting occurs somewhere on the South Park Blocks in Grimm's season 1 episode 3.
  • Walk through with headphones on, even if you're not listening to anything. It's the best way to avoid canvassers.
  • This is a park area located in an area that could be described as "southern" in orientation.
  • Great place to walk the dog.
  • Sit outside for lunch on these beautiful days - then when it starts to rain you won't feel so bad.
  • Wonderful musician playing under the trees today!
  • Eat your lunch under the trees.
  • Delicious delicious Saigon Kitchen curry.

Nearby places

1219 SW Park Ave
1030 SW Jefferson St (at SW 10th Ave)
825 SW Park Ave. (at SW Yamhill St.)