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GATEWAY GREEN | community gathering | february 24, 2018


february 24, 2018

GATEWAY GREEN |design process diagram


- Noisy! (3) - Too noisy for groups or teaching - More shade needed (2) - Access to park is confusing -

NEUTRAL

NORTH LAWN

+ Great view from the high point (2) + Grade change is great for mountain biking

CONS

of the THOP?

here - Site feels - Grade change is challenging for ADA access - View of the freeway

PROS

SITE

+ The size! + Feels remote but in the city + It was 35 degrees outside and dozens of bikes were there + Such a compared to what it was in 2015 + The gravel road spine

CONS

signage needed (4)

- How to make the gravel road ADA accessible? (3) - Safety & emergency access (2) - Security (2) - Parking (2) - Access by foot is challenging - Sense of between nature and highways - Need more eyes on the site

NEUTRAL • Family focused a bathroom? Can there be bathrooms? (2) • What entrance is the main entrance? Can there be ? views within and from the park during each season • Will there be ? • Service road is helpful but

PROS

+ Skills area is great! + Pump track is great! + Provides good access to the hillside + Family and youth friendly once you get here (2)

- Needs more natural

elements

- Needs the jump areas - Fence hillside access

PROS nature play + So much

CONS

!

- Signage at north entry needed - Feels barren - Lack of fast trails - Trail quality needs improvement for bikes - Poor bike - Not enough - Confusing access

NEUTRAL

for picnic tables, • benches, a restroom?

NEUTRAL

CONS

low point?

pond at the

in

THE FOREST

LOW MEADOW

HIGH POINT

PROS

PROS +

for

running/walking trail

CONS

NEUTRAL

- Noisy

at the edge parallel to the RR tracks (3) + Great trees! Preserve as many as possible (2) + Single track trails (2)

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cyclocross

elements

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GATEWAY GREEN |Collaborative design


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2 3 11 10 9 8 High Point

Upper Meadow

Low Meadow st e r o F e h T

North Lawn

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4 5

6 7 1. SOUTH ENTRY

2. SINGLETRACK & SERVICE ROAD

3. UPPER MEADOW

4. SINGLETRACK INTERSECTION

5. FENCELINE TRAIL

6. NORTH LAWN

7. THE FOREST

8. PUMP TRACK

9. CYCLING SKILLS COURSE

10. SINGLETRACK & SERVICE ROAD

11. CYCLING CHALLENGE COURSE february 24, 2018

GATEWAY GREEN | EXISTING CONDITIONS


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LANDSCAPE TYPOLOGIES

Oak Woodland

Wet Meadow

Grassland

Mixed Forest

ASSOCIATED SPECIES

Red Fescue

Common Yarrow

Red-Osier Dogwood

Scouler’s Willow

Western Fescue

Small Camas

Bigleaf Maple

Western Red Cedar

february 24, 2018

GATEWAY GREEN | EXISTING habitat


NORTH LAWN HIGH POINT

UPPER MEADOW

LOWER MEADOW

RR RR

THE FOREST

Viewpoint Event Space Nature Play

High Point - Looking North at Upper Meadow

The Forest - Looking East

Lower Meadow - Pump Track

RR

Drinking Fountain Restrooms Picnic Shelter

Outward Bound Room

Gathering Area Environmental Zone

North Lawn - Looking South

february 24, 2018

GATEWAY GREEN | draft design |rooms & Gathering Areas

N


NORTH LAWN HIGH POINT

UPPER MEADOW

LOWER MEADOW

B

C A THE FOREST

Spine +/- 3,785’ Spine Alternate +/- 830’ Secondary Pedestrian Path +/- 810’ THOP

Gathering Areas Environmental Zone

Singletrack along Spine

2’

A. Central Spine

12’

8’

B. Secondary Pedestrian Path

12’

C. Future THOP Entrance

february 24, 2018

GATEWAY GREEN | draft design |spine, secondary pedestrian Paths & THOP

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CHALLENGE COURSE 825’ HIGH POINT

ASCENT/DECENT +/- 2,705’

SKILLS COURSE 840’

UPPER MEADOW

SINGLETRACK +/- 1,260 ’

PUMP TRACK 640’

NORTH LAWN

LOWER MEADOW

B

A THE FOREST SINGLETRACK +/- 3,845’

Spine +/- 3,785’ Spine Alternate +/- 830’ Secondary Pedestrian Path +/- 810’ THOP

2’

A. Meadow Singletrack Trails

Off-Road Cycling Trail (Singletrack Only) +/- 9,845’ Gathering Areas Environmental Zone

2’

B. Forest Singletrack Trails

february 24, 2018

GATEWAY GREEN |draft design| off-road Cycling Trails

N


NORTH LAWN HIGH POINT

UPPER MEADOW

LOWER MEADOW

A

B THE FOREST

Spine +/- 3,785 Spine Alternate +/- 830’ Secondary Pedestrian Path +/- 810’ THOP

5’

A. Meadow Soft Surface Path

2.5’

Off-Road Cycling Trail +/- 9,845’ Soft Surface Path +/- 3,400’

Gathering Areas Environmental Zone

2’

B. Forest Soft Surface Path

february 24, 2018

GATEWAY GREEN |draft design| soft surface paths

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LOWER MEADOW

HIGH POINT

NORTH LAWN

UPPER MEADOW RR RR

THE FOREST

Spine +/- 3,785 Spine Alternate +/- 830’ Secondary Pedestrian Path +/- 810’ THOP

Off-Road Cycling

Off-road Cycling +/- 9,845’ Soft Surface Path +/- 3,400’ Seating

Walking & Running

Viewpoint Event Space Nature Play

View Points & Gathering Areas

RR

Drinking Fountain Restrooms Picnic Shelter

Outward Bound

Shade Structure & Event Space

Gathering Areas

Structure

Environmental Zone

Art

Nature Play

february 24, 2018

GATEWAY GREEN |DRAFT design concept

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Profile for Portland Parks & Recreation

Gateway Green - Draft Design Presentation  

From February 24, 2018

Gateway Green - Draft Design Presentation  

From February 24, 2018