On April 2, 2017, the Portland Japanese Garden opened its newly-expanded area to the public. In addition to more acreage for the Garden, this expansion notably includes the Cultural Crossing Village, which consists of three steel-and-glass pavilions linked by a large courtyard near the shuttle stop to the main garden.
The Cultural Crossing Village contains a tea cafe, and the relocated gift shop which has been greatly enlarged. Both the cafe and gift shop feature products imported by Hokusei North America. During the Portland Japanese Garden’s expansion preview event, Hokusei North America staff member Michael Walcott paid a visit to the garden, and met with the garden’s gift shop team.
Hokusei North America and its parent company Hokusei Products wish great success for the Portland Japanese Garden, and look forward to a growing business relationship!