Historic Lighting Restoration & Replication

Grand Light is an experienced restorer of historic lighting fixtures and a manufacturer of custom lighting fixtures. We maintain discriminating concern for preserving historic lighting and architectural designs of all types when incorporating newly developed light sources.

Our lighting restoration capabilities include research for historic accuracy, drawings, metal fabrication, polishing, painting, welding, abrasive blasting, refinishing metal components, glass fabrication, replacing all electrical components, rewiring and testing in accordance with UL standards.

Project Spotlight:

 

Internal Revenue Service Building

Grand Light was selected to restore the original exterior lanterns located on the IRS Headquarters. Each lantern was mechanically repaired, any missing parts were replicated by using the existing as models and each component was bead blasted and refinished.
 

Gowanda Historic Hollywood Theater

Grand Light was selected to completely restore the theater’s light fixtures. Among the fixtures are 12 floral accented wall sconces, 5 large flower shaped recessed lighting, more than twenty pendant lights of different sizes, and 13 exit signs.
 

Otesaga Resort Hotel

Grand Light was selected to restore and repaire an antique chandelier for the Otesaga Resort Hotel in Cooperstown, NY after an untimely accident caused extensive damage to the crystal arms, the chandelier's steel structure, nickel finished components, and electrical workings.
 

Old Faithful Lodge

Grand Light was selected to restore and replicate the lighting fixtures from the historic Geyser Hall at the Old Faithful Lodge in Yellowstone National Park. These fixtures included 148 gothic-style pendant luminaires, of which 28 were replicated, as well as 40 larger luminaires of the same style.