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Address: 1990 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97201
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Near PSU

and nestled in a bunch of huge downtown apartment buildings near the streetcar. The cascade is refreshing and you are barred to walk or play in it but many children do not... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
tiredandtravelled
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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

and nestled in a bunch of huge downtown apartment buildings near the streetcar. The cascade is refreshing and you are barred to walk or play in it but many children do not listen. Near the original site of the founding of Portland.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

This nicely thought out park is behind the PSU Engineering building, between two high-rise apartment buildings and a business strip. It's fountain includes cascading water and pools that are a favorite for the children of apartment dwellers in the heat of the summer. It was recently a set for a scene in Grimm and is a favorite for small summer... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

There are so many different urban parks in downtown Portland. I was really struck by how serene the Lovely Fountain Park is. Even though it was cool and spitting rain, people were around enjoying the park.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2014

Portland, and downtown in particular, has ample amounts of small parks, fountains, and public space for relaxing, reading, or hanging among our fellow beings. Lovejoy Fountain is a concrete fountain and a park largely of concrete with the occasional trees and plants. It is set up in a series of steps, allowing people many areas to sit and relax. In... More 

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Beaverton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2012

The Lovejoy is perhaps one of the least know, but at the same time most magical, fountains of Portland. It is tucked away, not visible from any street, creating a quiet sanctuary nestled in the bustling city. Designed by a well known San Francisco architect – Lawrence Halprin (who also did Ghiradelli Square) – it was named after one of... More 

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