New Haven, CT - Grand Light has completed the restoration on the historic lighting fixtures for The Gowanda Historic Hollywood Theater located in Gowanda, New York. Among the fixtures are 12 floral
accented wall sconces, 5 large flower shaped recessed lighting fixtures, more
than twenty pendant lights of different sizes, and 12 ceiling fixtures of various sizes, and 13 exit signs. This project had a total of 59 historic fixtures that were restored.
New Haven, CT - Progress on the refinishing of the Gowanda Historic Hollywood Theater fixtures continued on the Type B, Type D, Type C, Type H, and E fixtures. All of the fixtures were stripped to the original base and the prepped for primer, base coat and the custom bled poly chrome finish.
New Haven, CT - After several stages of experimentation, custom recipes were developed to achieve the color and the look the original historical fixtures. Every fixture will undergo stripping, priming, being painted gold, and then hand rubbed with the special recipe to get a rich gold-copper tone. Work is complete on fixtures of type K, J, L, M, R and A. See pictures under the fold.
New Haven, CT - Grand Light has had the Gowanda luminaries under work for the past few weeks. Upon their arrival, the fixtures underwent a complete individual inspection: each fixture was photographed and it's condition was evaluated based on mechanics, electronic, glass and finish condition. The Grand Light artisans were discouraged to discover that the condition of most luminaries would result in having to completely refinish most of these fixtures.
Gowanda, NY - Grand Light has been contracted to do the work for the Gowanda Historic Hollywood Theater lighting restoration project. Over the weekend the Grand Light team drove through the blizzard to upstate NY to pick up the carefully packed fixtures and transport them back to our New Haven facility, were their condition will be assessed by Grand Light professionals.
New Haven, Ct - Grand Light has been contracted for the restoration of the lighting fixtures of the Gowanda Historic Hollywood Theater in Gowanda, NY.
Mobile Al - The Grand Light crew and truck arrived on a rainy day to the Saenger Theater where several of the theater personnel were waiting to help unload the chandelier pieces and bring them inside.
New Haven, Ct - With the completion of the restoration work done on the Saenger Theater chandelier, the fixture was tested and carefully packed for it's trip back to Mobile Alabama. The Grand Light team loaded the precious pieces on the truck and went on the long trip to Alabama, where they will reassemble the chandelier inside the theater.
New Haven, Ct - The restoration of the large chandelier which suspends from the center of the ceiling of the Saenger Theater is nearing completion. This fixture has undergone several steps during the restoration. Nearly every component on this chandelier has been refinished, and the final product is simply stunning.
New Haven, CT - After initial project evaluation and documentation, the Grand Light team has begun the restoration of the large chandelier which showcases the center of the Saenger Theater in Mobile Alabama.
Rapid City, SD - Grand Light has been contracted to restore 40 lighting fixtures for Dakota Middle School's historic theater in Rapid City South Dakota.
A restored 60" diameter pendant lighting fixture from the historic Shubert Theater in New Haven, Connecticut has been reinstalled. Over the past month, the fixture had been carefully cleaned, refinished, repaired and rewired in Grand Light's restoration shop along with numerous other fixtures from the theater.
NEW HAVEN, CT - The restoration of a large 60" diameter pendant from the historic Shubert Theater has been completed, and plans are being made for the lighting fixture to be reinstalled later this week.