German Town Erects Elvis-Themed Pedestrian Crossing Lights


The King was stationed in Friedberg in 1958.

Keep your blue suede footwear behind the curb: the central German city the place Elvis Presley was stationed as a U.S. soldier within the 1950s has put in three pedestrian lights with pictures of the American rock icon.

The crimson reveals a picture of the singer putting a pose at a microphone and the inexperienced depicts his trademarked hip swivel dance.

They went on-line this week within the city of Friedberg, the place Elvis, who died in 1977, was stationed on the U.S. Army’s Ray Barracks from October 1958 to March 1960. He lived in close by Bad Nauheim.

Friedberg, north of Frankfurt, already has an “Elvis Presley Platz” — Elvis Presley Square — and determined so as to add the three lights as an added attraction for the numerous Elvis followers who already make the pilgrimage to the city. Check out a picture of the lights beneath.