Cascade Avenue Under Construction in Sisters, Oregon

Construction of the Sisters Cascade Avenue (US 20) streetscape project is making progress. This project will increase walkability downtown while expressing the identity of Sisters.

Masonry work is moving forward on light pole pilasters and seat walls.

Masonry work is moving forward on light pole pilasters and seat walls.

New pedestrian poles yet to be installed will add vertical interest to the street.

Wes Shoger (GreenWorks, left) and Matt Arnold (SERA Architects, right) check out new pedestrian light poles 

Columns of aspens lining the street will provide shade and invoke the regional landscape.

Columnar aspens lining the street will provide shade and invoke the regional landscape character.

Crews lay out shrubs in the streets' expanded planters.

Crews lay out shrubs in the streets’ expanded planters.

Notches in curbs will allow stormwater to infiltrate vegetated facilities. Stormwater planters will infiltrate street runoff.

Notches in curbs will allow street runoff to infiltrate vegetated stormwater facilities. 

New awnings enhance building facades and provide protection from elements in the pedestrian environment.

New awnings enhance building facades and provide protection from elements in the pedestrian environment.

How many ice cream eaters can sit on these seatwalls once they're complete?

How many ice cream eaters can sit on these seatwalls once they’re complete?

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