Streetlights in Los Angeles are an icon of their own, but there hasn’t been a new design for more than 50 years.The city will announce a new design for streetlights after a major design competition.
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In Los Angeles, there are more than 200,000 streetlights. You’ve probably seen some of them because so much stuff is filmed in LA that you see them in the backgrounds of movies and TV. Some are ornate. Most of them are pretty plain. But those lights have not been redesigned for more than 50 years, and now it’s happening. Here’s NPR’s Mandalit