#203: Portside View Park

“There’s no Portside View so the title is pretty misleading.”

#17 in Hastings-Sunrise

2597 Wall Street

For Kids

D-



For Adults

D+



Design

C-



Atmosphere

C-



Final Score

13.85


Technically this park doesn’t have a name — the city just calls it “Park Site on Kamloops” as part of the group of Wall Street Parks. 

(Sidenote: at one point in the 1970s, the city had a fund to improve the Wall Street Parks, but at a certain point they diverted the funds to the Kerrisdale Lawn Bowling Club, which became a symbol of the city providing more to the west side than the east) 

Anyways, this one has been named on Google as Portside View, owing to its location right across from part of Vancouver’s expansive port. 

And yet, the view is often ironically blocked by thick hedges, making it less satisfactory. The park has enough space to picnic or play some bocce, making it not a total loss, portside view or not. 

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