#154: McAuley Park

“A small neighbourhood triangle.”

#10 in Mount Pleasant

699 Kingsway

For Kids

D-



For Adults

C



Design

C+



Atmosphere

B



Final Score

20.4


The smallest fully-named park in the city, McAuley is that strip of grass and tress in the triangle median between Fraser, Kingsway and East 15th Avenue, home of too many good restaurants and cafés to count and the cultural hub of the burgeoning Fraserhood area. 

And if all you were to do is sit in the small park and enjoy some great food on one of the makeshift benches, that would be delightful enough. But there’s also a memorial to the Vietnamese boat people, tall flags, and tall trees to give shade on a sunny day. 

A small space that packs a punch in other words, even if the only reason to really be there is for the stuff around it.

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