The Rippling Wall

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The Rippling Wall
Portland, OR — Portland Fire & Rescue Station 21.jpg
The sculpture at Portland Fire Station 21, 2015
The Rippling Wall is located in Portland, Oregon
The Rippling Wall
The Rippling Wall
Location in Portland, Oregon
ArtistDavid Franklin
Year2014 (2014)
LocationPortland, Oregon, United States
Coordinates45°30′48″N 122°40′06″W / 45.51323°N 122.66842°W / 45.51323; -122.66842Coordinates: 45°30′48″N 122°40′06″W / 45.51323°N 122.66842°W / 45.51323; -122.66842

The Rippling Wall is a 2014 outdoor aluminum sculpture by David Franklin, installed on the facade of Portland Fire & Rescue Station 21 in Portland, Oregon's Buckman neighborhood, in the United States.

Description and history[edit]

The Rippling Wall, designed by David Franklin, is installed on the facade of Portland Fire & Rescue Station 21 at 5 Southeast Madison Street on the east bank of the Willamette River.[1] It is administered by the Regional Arts & Culture Council.[2]


In 2015, the work was one of three 2014 public art projects in the city, and 31 in the United States, recognized by Americans for the Arts as among the best in the country.[2][3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Station 21 Reconstruction". City of Portland, Oregon. Retrieved June 24, 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Three Portland projects named among the nation's best public art". The Oregonian. June 16, 2015. Retrieved June 24, 2015.
  3. ^ "Portland artworks gain national recognition". City of Portland, Oregon. June 16, 2015. Retrieved June 24, 2015.

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