“More lights were strung this year than last at Sonny Lawson Park. And bigger is not better in this case.
Each of the 3,943 lights arranged in a flag-like pattern on the baseball field backstop in the park at 24th Avenue and Welton Street represents a person who was experiencing homelessness during an annual one-day survey in January.
The display in Five Points, illuminated this year for the first time at sunset Wednesday, was conceived by Chris Conner, who directs the city agency Denver’s Road Home, which coordinates homelessness services. The display was put up for the first time last year, when 3,445 lights hung overhead.”
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Bryson, Donna. Denverite 5 December 2019.