Firstly, Park Street, got its name from the famous Park Hotel which opened its doors in the year 1967 in this street. It has more than 150 rooms. Several important roads originate from this Street.
This street was popular in the 1960s and 1970s for its well known nightclubs. It was the entertainment zone in Kolkata. Blue Fox, Moulin Rouge and Trincas were popular night spots where many noted musicians played and stirred the soul of Kolkata.
Park Street still retains its original charm despite a number of new shopping malls and new 5 Star hotel springing up in the city.
The famous St. Xaviers College is here in this street.
It is also known as food street due the number of restaurants in this street. Shopping and eating are the main attractions in this street.