Woodlawn art bike shelter (sans car) is open for business – Updated

by on August 18th, 2011 at 10:04 am

Patrons of Breakside Brewery dine alongside a new bike shelter that has been built on NE Durham at Dekum in the Woodlawn neighborhood.
(Photos © J. Maus)

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Weigh in on proposed bike shelter/art project in Woodlawn

by on January 5th, 2011 at 12:56 pm

Artist Buster Simpson’s rendering of covered bike rack and green street features. See more at BusterSimpson.net/Dekum

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Introducing Upcycles, a new shop for the Woodlawn neighborhood

by on November 10th, 2010 at 4:31 pm

Upcycles bike shop in Woodlawn-6

Mark Hoskins, co-owner of Upcycles.
(Photos © J. Maus)

On Sunday, May 16th, a long-unused garage door creaked open at 911 NE Dekum Street, revealing the newest business in the Woodlawn neighborhood, Upcycles. Based in a single car garage space that’s been lightly remodeled, Upcycles is co-owner Kai Druzdezel and Mark Hoskins’ entry into the growing number of bicycle shops in Portland. Their opening coincided with the NE Portland Sunday Parkways, which passed through the sprawling Woodlawn Park, which is just next door to the shop.[Read more…]

Update on bike corral/public art project in Woodlawn

by on November 4th, 2010 at 12:16 pm

Detail of sculptural element on
roof of new bike corral coming
to Dekum Street.

Our story last week about a new on-street bike corral coming to Dekum Street in the Woodlawn neighborhood sparked a lot of discussion. Many readers weighed in with negative opinions about the design (especially the car part) and wondered whether or not there would be more opportunity for public input. I followed up with folks behind the project and got some answers to your questions. I can also share a detailed artist’s statement and updated project drawings.[Read more…]

Art bike corral coming to Woodlawn neighborhood

by on October 27th, 2010 at 4:27 pm

A new bike corral slated for N Dekum Street near Breakside Brewery.
(Renderings by Buster Simpson/BusterSimpson.net/dekum)

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