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Some of the homes on Fairlawn Drive in Urbana, part of Candlestick Lane.
Darrell Hoemann/Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting

The History Of Urbana’s Candlestick Lane

Candlestick Lane, a holiday tradition of lights and decorated lawns for 52 years in Urbana, was started after a utility company's decorating contest.  Three of the families who started the tradition in 1963 are still in the neighborhood.  Participating homes on Grant Place, Eastern Drive, and Fairlawn Drive are expected to keep up their displays through New Year's Eve.

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