Let There Be Neon opens at 451 West Broadway, becoming a major part of the burgeoning Soho arts scene.
Let There Be Neon founder Rudi Stern on October 26, 1972, Episode #1712 episode of What’s My Line?
Let There Be Neon is recognized as the first ever gallery dedicated to neon.
Let There Be Neon designed and installed what has been attributed as the first ever neon environment for a disco.
Installed neon at the famed Studio 54.
Let There Be Neon book published by founder Rudi Stern.
Created portable battery powered neon violin bow for artist Laurie Anderson years before portable technology for neon became common place.
Began visual display work for Bloomingdales that continues to this day.
Let There Be Neon moves into its current location at 38 White St. NYC
Time Magazine Cover - Possibly first ever use of neon on a major magazine cover.
Rudi Stern leaves Let There Be Neon, but never in spirit, to pursue light performances and film making.
Let There Be Neon begins working with Tracey Emin, a relationship that remains adventurous to this day.
Let There Be Neon begins working with SoulCycle, and the relationship endures to this day.
The largest exterior neon art project in NYC to date, Laurent Grasso's "Infinite Light" neon sculpture, was installed at Hunter College and spanned across Lexington Ave and 68th Street.
Begins collaboration with WeWork, putting neon in almost every location in North America that continues to this day.
Let There Be Neon's work with artist Douglass Wheeler, a relationship that started decades ago, continues with the opening of "PSAD Synthetic Desert III" at NYC's Guggenheim Museum.
Let There Be Neon partners with Habana Neon & Light in Havana, Cuba to assist & advise with the refurbishing of historical Cuban neon signs & expand the awareness of neon art throughout the island nation with Cuban artist Kadir Lopez and neon savior Adolfo Nodal.
New creations and adventures can always be expected.
Planned for the Spring of 2020 is a large scale exterior public art installation in San Francisco by Ivan Navarro. Pictured here is one of his classic neon infinity chambers. Often imitated, never duplicated.