CurbedWire: Public Art Goes Neon, Deals of the Year

UPPER EAST SIDE—Now that Olafur Eliasson's NYC Waterfalls have poisoned their last tree, where will New Yorkers and tourists get their insane public art fix? How 'bout up at Hunter College, which is currently hosting French artist Laurent Grasso's only public installation in the U.S. "Infinite Light" is a 200-foot-long, five-foot-tall blue neon sign with the words "day for night" repeated several times on the exterior of Hunter's three footbridges at 68th Street and Lexington. That's "Infinite Light," folks, illuminated every night through the end of the year. [CurbedWire Inbox]

BROKERVILLE—Last night, the Real Estate Board of New York held its 20th Deal of the Year Gala, and we'd love to share the details of the prize-winning deals, but we can't: REBNY doesn't release them due to "privacy concerns." But a hearty congrats goes out to Halstead Property, which took first, second and third in the Deal of the Year running order. Halstead's Dan Danielli was the big winner. [CurbedWire Inbox]For more stories from Curbed, go to

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