Orange lights brighten the plains and continue on towards the horizon, creating the Chicago nightscape. Notorious for cold winds, the Chicago nightscape was unified early on with high-pressure sodium streetlights. For crime prevention, the amount of light slowly increased with each passing decade, but outdoor lighting technology in Chicago is considered very progressive.
Orange axes of light extend toward the horizon. High pressure sodium streetlamps are used beautifully throughout the citystreets of Chicago.
The highmast lighting pole at the base of the John Hancock building is functional and glareless.
Highly efficient streetlights illuminate State Street, creating a unified environment.