A monument outside the 1908 Southern Pacific Railroad depot shows the distance to everywhere from the Hult Center (two blocks) to Shanghai (5,851 miles). A block away, the former Oregon Electric Railway Station is now a popular restaurant with dining in train cars. (Barb Gonzalez/For The Bulletin)
The Oregon Duck, cast in bronze and making an “O” symbol, stands outside the University of Oregon’s Matthew Knight Arena. The $200 million basketball court, opened in 2011, was a gift of Nike, Inc., co-founder Phil Knight in honor of his late son.