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. (Barb Gonzalez/For The Bulletin)
The 1888 Shelton McMurphey Johnson House may be Eugene’s best known historic building. Overlooking the railroad station from the slope of Skinner Butte, it is the starting location for Lane Arts Council tours of historic downtown sites.