This park is named for the man who named Portland, Francis Pettygrove. Pettygrove, a developer from Portland, Maine won a ... More
This park is named for the man who named Portland, Francis Pettygrove. Pettygrove, a developer from Portland, Maine won a famous coin toss that gave him the right to name a new city of Oregon after his hometown. Across from the park is Lovejoy Fountain , named for the gentleman who lost the coin toss. Pettygrove owned Portland's first wharf, warehouse, store and house. Stop by this metropolitan oasis to take in the grassy knolls and a bit of Portland's history. There are no fees to use the park.
Portland is called the "Rose City" for a reason: these public gardens, established in 1917 are set above the cityscape
of downtown Portland. They are the oldest official public rose gardens in the United States, and the only place ...
Flowing brooks and waterfalls make this fountain a downtown nature excursion. Designed by Michael Lawrence Halprin, the fountain was named
for the man who brought urban renewal to Portland. Wading is permitted in most of Portland's fountains, and on ...
Located near Oaks Park , Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge and downtown Sellwood, Sellwood Park was built on the old City
View Race Track and acquired by the city in 1909. History looms here along the misty river bank, but ...