Crescent Green Space

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Crescent Green Space is in the seaside community of Oak Bay, one of thirteen communities that form the Capital Regional District of British Columbia. Located close to the Chinese Cemetery and Trafalger Park, Crescent Green Space is a grass covered triangular shaped area on the corner of Crescent Road and Quimper Road. This traffic corner is about five hundred square meters and includes the bus stop that splits the green space. Quimper Park, the Abkhazi Gardens, Gonzales Hill Regional Park, Harling Point Green Space, Trafalger Park and Gonzales Beach Park, in Victoria, are nearby.

Geographic Location N48º 24’ 32”  W123º 19’ 24”

Crescent Green Space can be reached from the Trans-Canada Highway. Continue along the Hwy 1 into Victoria as it becomes Douglas Street. Turn off Douglas onto Hillside Avenue to head east. Stay on Hillside Avenue as it becomes Lansdowne Road. Continue along Lansdowne Road to reach Foul Bay Road. Turn right onto Foul Bay Road and continue along Foul Bay Road to reach King George Terrace. Make a left turn then immediately turn right onto Crescent Road and follow to Quimper Street. The park is on the right on the corner.  There is limited street parking in this residential neighborhood.  City buses travel to this park.

Pandora Avenue Green Space

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Pandora Avenue Green Space

Denman Street Green Space, Victoria, BC

A triangular grassy area along the junction of Shelbourne and Denman streets hosts a bus stop. It is rather picturesque. The bench for the bus stop is located under three ornamental cherry trees. These trees of the Prunus species flower with bright pink blossoms in the spring and dense green foliage through summer and fall. These deciduous trees have unique silhouettes in the winter months. Alexander Park is a several of blocks west as it Victor Street School Green Space. Pembroke Street Green Space is about a block south.

 

Geographic coordinates N48° 25′ 58″ W123° 20′ 1″

 

Denman Street Green Space can be reached from Blanchard Street. Turn east onto Bay Street and continue past Fernwood Road to Shelbourne Street. Turn left onto Shelbourne then left again onto Denman. There is no roadside parking on Shelbourne Street. A city bus travels from downtown along Shelbourne Street toward the University of Victoria and Gordon Head neighborhoods.