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Neighborhood Artwork


The Collins Circle round-about was designed by Robert Murase and is meant to reference a Japanese symbol in fractured basalt.

Civic Plaza Station --The artwork at the westbound station invites the public to use the bronze podiums, a tree trunk, box, and pedestal, to speak at will. This plaza is meant as a gathering spot, a speaker's corner. MAX storage sheds with distinctive coverings are located on either side of the plaza. One is a steel cube covered by writer Robert Sullivan's tribute to labor leaders Dr. Marie Equi, John Reed, Beatrice Morrow Cannady, and Harry Bridges. Another is covered with bronze plaques recreating advertisements from by-gone eras. The eastbound station, contains wall cutouts with historic pages from the Oregonian and punctuation-shaped furniture.

King's Hill MAX station -- Rip Caswell is the artist who created the bronze goose at the King's Hill MAX Station. The station contains a winding path embedded in stone as a reminder that Tanner Creek once flowed along this path. Joel Weinstein's text on this path tells about Tanner Creek buried 40 feet below. Tanner Creek still drains the West Hills and is buried underground in a culvert running near SW 18th Avenue in this section of Goose Hollow.

Lincoln High School -- A fence made up of various art elements at the end the Lincoln High School field was designed by Carolyn King and various artists who were students at Lincoln High School. The artistic use of window frames is meant to reflect the neighborhood's historical architecture, while other artistic elements recall Lincoln's history.

Near this artistic fence, Matt Groening (creator of The Simpson's and graduate of LHS) drew a picture of Bart Simpson in the wet cement after the sidewalk was poured.

Nearby, Matt Wuerker drew stories and illustrations in the sidewalks along 18th, telling neighborhood history.

Goose Hollow Station -- The various manifestations of house and home on the station canopies recall Goose Hollow’s sense of place within Portland’s history. Glass blocks create a window through which the surrounding neighborhood can be glimpsed, and goose wings stretch across the canopy. Houses and buildings rise up from tile "streets" to form seating. The shadow of a house on the glass reflects a search for"home." When the sun shines, buildings in the glass line up with the "street"

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