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BEST LEGAL PUBLIC ARTWORK: David Byrne’s Bike Racks
Even though the city picked a pretty boring new bike rack design from the entries in a competition last year — which still haven’t hit the sidewalks — they installed David Byrne’s bike racks at nine locations throughout the city. Designed as comments on their respective ‘hoods (a nude silhouette in Times Square, a dollar sign in the Financial District, an electric guitar in Williamsburg), they’re a fun change from the dreary, black, U-shaped racks. Encore!