Friday, December 7, 2018

Stop, Look, Listen: Friedberg Germany Gives the King a Go

Posted By on Fri, Dec 7, 2018 at 2:04 PM

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Sure, turning your two Mississippi River bridges into a nightly light-show is awesome; all the cool cities are doing that sort of thing, and it's something Elvis would have wanted, I'm almost certain. But Friedberg, Germany, where Sergeant Presley was stationed from October 1958 to March 1960, has taken advantage of a more subtle lighting opportunity that out-Memphises Memphis.

Check it out.

Elvis Presley Platz (Elvis Presley Square) in Friedberg, has been equipped with Elvis-themed pedestrian traffic lights. Green dancing Elvis means go; red singing Elvis means stop.

Wouldn't it be nice to see some of these downtown with Rufus Thomas in caution yellow showing us how to "Push & Pull?"

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