Plaza Lighting Ceremony grew out of a single string of lights in 1925

The Plaza Lighting Ceremony began in 1925 when the head of the Nichols Company maintenance operation, Charles Pitrat, placed a single six-foot strand of light bulbs across the doorway of the Plaza’s first building.
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The Plaza Lighting Ceremony began in 1925 when the head of the Nichols Company maintenance operation, Charles Pitrat, placed a single six-foot strand of light bulbs across the doorway of the Plaza’s first building.