Plaza lights: By the numbers

11/21/2013 9:22 AM

11/21/2013 9:23 AM


: Hours each day the Plaza lights will shine (from 5 p.m. to 3 a.m.)


: Years Kansas City Power Light has been the presenting sponsor of the Plaza Lighting ceremony


: Lights on the very first strand ever hung on the Plaza


: Towers on the Country Club Plaza decorated with colored lights


: Temperature in degrees Fahrenheit at the time of the lighting ceremony in 2012.


: Years the Plaza has held a lighting ceremony


: Size in feet of the largest diesel boom lift used to install lights on Plaza buildings


: Volt control wires strung between buildings on the Plaza to connect all the lights


: Exact time tonight when hometown comedian and actor Rob Riggle will throw the switch to turn on the Plaza lights


: First official year of the Plaza Lighting ceremony

Sources: Highwoods Properties, owner of the Plaza and producer of the lighting ceremony; The Kansas City Star


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