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A site-specific light installation created by the public on the Wabash stretch of elevated train tracks (L) in Chicago’s loop.
A site-specific light installation created by the public on the Wabash stretch of elevated train tracks (L) in Chicago’s loop.
918 backers pledged $59,480 to help bring this project to life.
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    NEW: Invitation to a Wabash Lights Design Charette - join Seth, Jack and The Wabash lights team in a behind the scenes look! You'll get your hands on the lights, play with the design, and workshop ideas for the website and app, plus everything above.

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    NEW: The Wabash Lights T-Shirt. Just the Tee! For those of you who don't care about shout-outs, thank-yous, charettes, buttons or stickers!

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    Your name added to The Wabash Lights website as one of the proud supporters of The Wabash Lights Beta Test in glorious 14-point font. Plus, a sticker, a button, and everything above.

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    The Wabash Lights Party Pack that includes, but not limited to, peelable stickers and a button. Plus, everything above.

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    NEW: The Wabash Lights T-shirt - An artist's rendering of The Wabash Lights on an American Apparel T-shirt, hand screen-printed by Jack, Seth, and Scott at Teetsy right here in Chicago. Plus, everything above.

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    NEW: Exclusive Coffee Date - We love coffee and usually grab a cup while talking about the lights. We will buy you a cup of coffee at one of the coffee shops on Wabash (or nearby) and then lead you on a walking tour of Wabash and to the installation site of The Wabash Lights. Plus, everything above.

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    The Wabash Lights T-shirt and the Party Pack, Facebook and website props in stupendous 20-point font, and everything above.

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    NEW: Cocktails on Wabash - You and a friend are invited to a cocktail party hosted by Jack and Seth to sip drinks under the tracks and mingle with other art-friendly, design-minded folk on Wabash! Plus, everything above.

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    A hand numbered, archival print of original Wabash Lights artwork, the T-shirt, party pack, and everything else.

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    Join us when we flip the switch! Invitation to the "Turn on Wabash" lighting ceremony of The Wabash Lights, and everything above.

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    NEW: Put your Designer Cap on - Your design of The Wabash Lights will be the first one to go live at the "Turn on Wabash" lighting ceremony, where you will be a VIP. This event is not open to the public, so you'll be the first one to see it! Plus, everything above.

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    NEW: Artist's Dinner - Talk about works of art, while eating works of art! Dinner (we're buying) at 2 Michelin starred restaurant, 42 grams, with Jack, Seth, and one of your closest friends. Engage with the designers about The Wabash Lights and with Chef Jake Bickelhaupt on his culinary creations in this highly interactive, one-of-a-kind dining experience, plus everything above. (If you have questions about the cuisine, message us)

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    NEW: Your name in The Wabash Lights - Your name will be the first thing people see when they launch the website or app. At the "Turn on Wabash" lighting ceremony, your name will appear in the lights as a thank you, and of course, everything above.

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