Today’s featured project is Crosstown Substation located in the Crossroads District of Kansas City, MO. Once a deteriorated and graffiti laden concrete mass, this substation owned by KCP&L has emerged as a backdrop for artistic photographs, public gathering, and curated art.
The bent and perforated weathering steel was provided by internationally recognized, Kansas City based Zahner. The nightly light displays are supported by over 10 thousand color changing LED lights powered by 115 solar panels.
Crosstown Substation was the recipient of the 2014 EDC Cornerstone Award for Energy, and the 2014 Kansas City Chapter AGC Building Excellence Award Finalist for Project of the year.
Lighting Cabinet Programming & Installation: Jim Woodfill
The Corner of Holmes & 18th Street
Holmes Street Elevation
Full Scale Mock Up Created By Dale Frommelt – Egg Design