Mural 1 of 8
WJ Skatepark
Washington Jefferson Park
Eugene, Oregon

The skatepark is part of Washington Jefferson Park which also includes basketball courts and nationally sanctioned horseshoe pits under the cover of the I-105 bridge. Recent additional improvements to this area of the park include accessible pathways, restroom, bike racks, benches, drinking fountains, energy-efficient lighting, landscaping, and areas to accommodate food carts and special events. [from the eugene government website]
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The Nest
(1 of 7) (638 views)

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WJ Skatepark external link external link
Washington Jefferson Park external link
Between 1st & 2nd Avenues
Between Washington and Jefferson Avenues
Under the 105 and 126 Freeway
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 16:31:31 Friday 3 August 2018)
(Date Published: Wednesday 8 August 2018)
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The nest was created from a collection of straw and skateboard parts.


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Bird's Nest In A Tree
(2 of 7) (694 views)

Mural external link 1 of 8
WJ Skatepark external link external link
Washington Jefferson Park external link
Between 1st & 2nd Avenues
Between Washington and Jefferson Avenues
Under the 105 and 126 Freeway
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 16:31:11 Friday 3 August 2018)
(Date Published: Wednesday 8 August 2018)
© 2018 Bryan Costales
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#C18_6878


The first of eight murals illustrated a stylized bird's nest in a tree.


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Face At Bottom
(3 of 7) (704 views)

Mural external link 1 of 8
WJ Skatepark external link external link
Washington Jefferson Park external link
Between 1st & 2nd Avenues
Between Washington and Jefferson Avenues
Under the 105 and 126 Freeway
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 16:31:26 Friday 3 August 2018)
(Date Published: Wednesday 8 August 2018)
© 2018 Bryan Costales
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#C18_6879


The bottom of the tree was a face. Sadly the bottom of the mural was covered in graffiti.


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The Trunk
(4 of 7) (694 views)

Mural external link 1 of 8
WJ Skatepark external link external link
Washington Jefferson Park external link
Between 1st & 2nd Avenues
Between Washington and Jefferson Avenues
Under the 105 and 126 Freeway
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 16:31:29 Friday 3 August 2018)
(Date Published: Wednesday 8 August 2018)
© 2018 Bryan Costales
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#C18_6880


The trunk of the tree was gnarlly with a huge knot hole.


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Freeway Supports
(5 of 7) (740 views)

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WJ Skatepark external link external link
Washington Jefferson Park external link
Between 1st & 2nd Avenues
Between Washington and Jefferson Avenues
Under the 105 and 126 Freeway
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 16:30:51 Friday 3 August 2018)
(Date Published: Wednesday 8 August 2018)
© 2018 Bryan Costales
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Murals were painted on both sides of four freeway supports that surrounded the Washington Jefferson Skatepark.


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Birds Hovered
(6 of 7) (662 views)

Mural external link 1 of 8
WJ Skatepark external link external link
Washington Jefferson Park external link
Between 1st & 2nd Avenues
Between Washington and Jefferson Avenues
Under the 105 and 126 Freeway
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 16:31:33 Friday 3 August 2018)
(Date Published: Wednesday 8 August 2018)
© 2018 Bryan Costales
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#C18_6882


At the top of the mural, two birds hovered over the nest.


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Signature
(7 of 7) (678 views)

Mural external link 1 of 8
WJ Skatepark external link external link
Washington Jefferson Park external link
Between 1st & 2nd Avenues
Between Washington and Jefferson Avenues
Under the 105 and 126 Freeway
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 16:31:46 Friday 3 August 2018)
(Date Published: Wednesday 8 August 2018)
© 2018 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#C18_6883


The signature for the eight murals was covered in two stickers. It might have been "Maitag W" or "Maltag N" or any of a dozen names. Searching for the obvious variations, yielded no success.


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