The Giralda Tower on the Country Club Plaza is lit in blue against a Royal blue evening to celebrate the Kansas City Royals participation in the American League Division Series against the Houston Astros in October of 2015. This tower is a symbol of Kansas City's sisterhood with Seville, Spain, and is a half size replica of a Muslim mosque from the 12th Century. A Christian belfry was added to the original in 1568. The Giralda Tower stands 42 meters, or 138 feet, above 47th Street,diagonally across from the J.C. Nichols fountain.
J. C. Nichols fountain Royal Blue Steeple of Light Background 2014
The J. C. Nichols fountain gets the Royal blue treatment honoring the Kansas City Royals playing in the 2014 World Series. The strong light in the background is part of the Frank Lloyd Wright designed Community Christian Church's "Steeple of Light" powered by 60,000 watts of electricity, creating four columns of light with 300 million candlepower each.