Portland, Oregon's new Oak Grove Tri-Met Light Rail Station
March 1, 2015
When I first saw the parking garage under construction, which is less than a mile from where I live, I thought the angled steel poles were going to be structural. I wondered why they weren't perpendicular. Now I know that they are meant to be art, representing reed grass. Readers from Portland will know that much of the outdoor sculpture here is designed to rust, for example:
Below (click to see slideshow) are pictures of my trip to the site.
When the Tri-Met opens for business this coffee shack could become a booming business.
Who can predict how the station will effect the Mexican restaurant on the hill across the street.
On a clear day you can see downtown Portland.
This logo looks like reed grass.