DALLAS, Nov. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hunt Realty and Reunion Tower are collaborating with AT&T to bring a very special New Year's Eve event to Dallas, AT&T Streaming Lights at Reunion Tower. The fireworks spectacular will light up the Dallas sky starting at 11:59 p.m. CT on Saturday, Dec. 31.
AT&T is the presenting sponsor of the event, one of the largest shows of its kind in the Central time zone that features pyrotechnics fired from 560 feet above ground. The AT&T Streaming Lights at Reunion Tower celebratory fireworks show will run for 8 minutes, with a synchronized music score. You can view the fireworks display throughout downtown Dallas or live stream it at facebook.com/reuniontower.
"We are excited to work with AT&T to launch this one-of-a-kind local experience. All eyes will be on Dallas as the city rings in 2017 on an unforgettable night and we are proud to host it," said Chris Kleinert, chief executive officer of Hunt Consolidated Investments.
This dazzling display will feature more than 4,000 pyrotechnic special effects with the magnificent downtown skyline as its backdrop. With AT&T's headquarters based in Dallas, the company joined in supporting this event as a gift to the city and surrounding community.
"As the ultimate memory-maker, iconic Reunion Tower is the quintessential Dallas backdrop to ring in 2017," said Reunion Tower general manager Dusti Groskreutz. "AT&T is the perfect hometown companion to celebrate our great city and its residents."
Many locations around the city will host watch parties for revelers ringing in the New Year with the perfect view of Reunion Tower. The best vantage points will be on the west side of the Trinity River, along the levees and Trinity Overlook Park or Trinity Groves. The music score will be simulcast on NOW 102.9 FM.
"We're combining the ultimate fireworks spectacular with the city's most iconic landmark to ring in 2017," said Lori Lee, AT&T senior executive vice president and global marketing officer. "It's going to be a memorable night in our hometown."
Due to safety requirements, the Reunion Tower lawn will be closed to the public. Vehicle access will be restricted in the immediate vicinity of Reunion Tower and the Hyatt Regency Hotel and there will not be public viewing areas in this space. In addition, Sports Street and Hotel Street will be closed to traffic. Only credentialed media will be permitted to access the media area via Reunion Boulevard and Sports Street.
Visit www.reuniontower.com for the most up-to-date information on viewing parties, etc.
About Hunt Realty
Based in Dallas, Texas, Hunt Realty is the real estate investment management resource for Hunt Consolidated, Inc., which is a part of the Hunt family of companies directed by Ray L. Hunt. For over 30 years, Hunt Realty has invested in unique real estate opportunities that distinguish themselves from typical commodity investments. Hunt Realty's investment approach focuses on direct owned assets, real estate operating companies, and structured finance opportunities.
About Reunion Tower
The iconic Reunion Tower is owned by Hunt Realty and managed by one of its subsidiaries, Reunion Tower Operations Co., LLC. After a two-year refurbishing, Reunion Tower (which was built in 1976) re-opened in the fall of 2013. The GeO-Deck at Reunion Tower offers visitors the only indoor/outdoor observation deck in the city with unique views of Dallas and its surrounding communities at 470 feet above the ground. Interactive exhibits allow visitors an opportunity to discover hidden gems, historic landmarks, museums, parks and more. Visit www.ReunionTower.com for more information and on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @ReunionTower.
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