Current North Pole Color: Pink
This month, the North Poles are pink to help promote Breast Cancer awareness and prevention. Did you know that everyone is at risk of breast cancer–but some of us are at a higher risk than others. Understanding our risk factors means we can get on a screening schedule with our doctors and take other actions to stay on top of our breast health. Learn more at KnowYourGirls.org.
North Pole Facts
- There are 41 “North Poles” that serve as public art and that light up the Broad Street median from Hamilton Street to Glenwood Avenue.
- In the same year, the North Poles were awarded Project of the Year by Mid-Atlantic chapter of the Construction Management Association of America.
- Each pole has 5 sets of the LED, totaling 20 lights per pole, and 800 lights in total for the project
- As a result, the North Poles can produce any color imaginable and the animation programs include fading from one color into the next, as well as blinking/flashing. In addition, the North Poles are capable of using programs that use up to 10 colors in a given sequence.