Mobile, Al -
Grand Light has been contracted to restore a chandelier for the historic 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.
Philadelphia, PA - Grand Light will be exhibiting at LIGHTFAIR International 2011 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in booth #523 and will be showcasing their capabilities in restoration and custom lighting, with highlights from their extensive resume of past projects.
New Haven, CT - Grand Light has completed the restoration of thirty three historic lighting fixtures from a private residence in West Hartford, Connecticut. After completing the first phase of restoration, Grand Light has begun the second phase of restoring two more lighting fixtures from this residence.
New Haven, CT - Grand Light has completed the restoration of thirty three historic lighting fixtures from a
private residence in Hartford, Connecticut.
New Haven, CT - After only a few weeks of hard work, Grand Light's team of restoration artisans are in the final stages of the restoration of thirty three historic lighting fixtures from a private residence in Hartford, Connecticut.
New Haven, CT - The first of three lighting fixture types from Yale University's Ezra Stiles College have been restored and modified by Grand Light. The fixtures are a part of large scale, two phase restoration project that began in late 2009. The first phase of the project involved similar lighting fixtures from the neighboring Morse College and was completed earlier this year.
New Haven, CT - Grand Light has completed restoration work on four historic lighting fixtures from Yale University's Briton Hadden Memorial Building, home to the Yale Daily News.
New Haven, CT - The restoration of numerous sculpture-like lighting fixtures from Yale
University's Morse College has been completed.
New Haven, CT - Grand Light has begun the restoration of four historic lighting fixtures from the Briton Hadden Memorial Building. The building is home to the Yale Daily News, which is claimed to be the "oldest college daily" in the United States.
New Haven, CT - Grand Light has completed the modification and retrofit of fourteen historic bronze lighting fixtures from the exterior of City Hall in Springfield, Massachusetts.
New Haven, CT - Grand Light has begun the process of restoring & modifying fourteen historic bronze lighting fixtures from the exterior of the City Hall in Springfield, Massachusetts.
New Haven, CT - The restoration and replication of 216 Gothic-style pendant lighting fixtures from Yellowstone National Park's Old Faithful Lodge has been completed.
New Haven, CT - The restoration of 188 historic gothic-style pendant lighting fixtures from Yellowstone National Park's Old Faithful Lodge is nearing the final stages of completion.
The fixtures are currently in final assembly, where they will be wired, and tested in compliance with UL testing procedures. A total of 1184 panels of medium amber colored, Wissmack-type glass with a dew drop pattern coated in a 3M SCLARL #150 safety film will be installed in fixture's frames. The historic fixtures will then be packaged and crated for the journey back to the lodge for delivery early April.
Yellowstone Insider, an independent publication covering happenings in and about Yellowstone National Park, recently highlighted
Grand Light's efforts to restore and replicate 188 gothic-style pendant luminaires from Yellowstone's Old Faithful Lodge. The full story can be read by clicking here
. For full details about the project including photos of the progress, click here
New Haven, CT - The restoration of ten lighting fixtures from the Bodie Island Lighthouse has begun. Built in 1872 on the isolated Body's Island of North Carolina's Cape Hatteras National Seashore, The Bodie Island Lighthouse is one of the most classic settings of American light stations. The structure has a significant history; having been destroyed and rebuilt twice, once by retreating Confederate troops in 1861 who feared the lighthouse could be used as a Union observation post during the Civil War.
New Haven, CT - Whether a lighting restoration project involves minor repairs or recreating an entire fixtures that had been lost or destroyed, work on historic glass can often require the use of replacement material.
Yellowstone National Park, WY - Steady progress is being made on the historic lighting fixtures from the recreation hall of the Old Faithful Lodge in Yellowstone National Park.
PHILADELPHIA, PA - The replication and restoration of a large outdoor lantern
from the Shrine of the Miraculous Medal has been completed.
Yellowstone National Park, WY - Grand Light recently dispatched a two-man team to the historic Old Faithful Lodge to remove and transport 188 lighting fixtures from Geyser Hall for restoration and replication.
WEEHAWKEN, NJ - The restoration and preservation of eight wall sconces with mica shades Weehawken High School and
Theodore Roosevelt School in Weehawken, NJ has been completed.
WEEHAWKEN, NJ - Work continues on the complete
restoration of eight wall sconces from Weehawken High School and
Theodore Roosevelt School in Weehawken, NJ.
NEW HAVEN, CT - Grand Light has begun the second phase of lighting restoration work for the New Haven Museum in New Haven, Connecticut. The fixtures being restored include a crystal chandelier from the first floor of the museum as well as ten wall sconces.
The Shubert Theater of New Haven, CT is currently undergoing renovations and Grand Light has been contracted to restore all of the lighting fixtures back to their earlier state.
The restoration team from Grand Light traveled to Minute Man National Historical Park in Concord, Massachusetts last Wednesday to remove a crystal chandelier in need of restoration, rewiring, and repair. The chandelier has been on display in the Stedman Buttrick House, which serves as the park's headquarters and visitors' center for the historic North Bridge.
The 971-acre park receives over one million visitors each year, who come to see important sites associated with the opening battle of the American Revolution. Congress established the park in 1959 to preserve and protect areas such as the first four miles of the Battle Road, where Colonists fired upon British troops as they returned from Boston, and the place where the "shot heard 'round the world" was fired. The park also preserves The Wayside, where 19th century authors kept the spirit of the Revolution alive by creating uniquely American literature.
Ten beautifully restored chandeliers were recently installed in the auditorium at the Washington Irving Intermediate School of Tarrytown, New York.
Grand Light's restoration artisans were recently approached by a private residence to modify and restore four vintage outdoor lanterns.
Two large Bohemian crystal chandeliers from the New Haven Museum has been completely restored and rewired, and have been reinstalled in the museum's 1929 colonial revival style building.
The first of two large Bohemian crystal chandeliers from the New Haven Museum has been completely restored and rewired, and is being carefully packed for final assembly at the museum.
Two large Bohemian crystal chandeliers from the New Haven Museum and Historical Society have been designated for a complete restoration. The work is being performed by the restoration team at the New Haven based Grand Light. The team has completed restoration projects for Attica Prison, Yale University, The Shubert Theater, and other prestigious institutions nationwide.
Attica, New York (March 24, 2009) - Grand Light, a Connecticut based restorer of historic and antique lighting fixtures, recently completed the restoration and modification of two large wall mounted
outdoor lanterns from the front gate of the well-known Attica
Correctional Facility in Attica, New York.
With only two chandeliers and one outdoor fixture remaining, the Yale Calhoun College lighting restoration project
is nearly complete.
Currently, Grand Light is in the process of completing two outdoor lighting fixtures from Attica Correctional Facility.
The majority of the components for the four large antique chandeliers mentioned in our previous updates have been completely restored, and are currently being reassembled.
Several different lighting fixtures from Yale's Calhoun College are currently being worked on simultaneously in Grand Light's restoration shop.
Grand Light is set to restore two outdoor light fixtures from the front gate of the well-known Attica Correctional Facility. The maximum security prison, built in 1931, has held some of the country's most dangerous inmates including Mark David Chapman, Willie "The Actor" Sutton, Kendall Francois, and Colin Ferguson.
The Yale Calhoun College lighting restoration project continues with the recent completion of six polished brass wall sconces and a matching chandelier. With many of the outdoor fixtures completed, attention now turns to the large, two-tier chandeliers and the remaining wall sconces.
In addition to being a leader in the restoration and custom lighting industry, Grand Light's Lighting Restoration Gallery
offers a wide range of fully restored & rewired antique lighting fixtures including chandeliers, wall sconces, outdoor lanterns, pendant fixtures, table and floor lamps.
One of the medium sized chandeliers from the Yale Calhoun College project has been completed. The fixture's components were stripped from the frame and then refinished to their original state. Then, the crystal prisms were individually cleaned and re-pinned, and the fixture was reassembled and rewired and tested in accordance with UL standards.
Steady progress is being made on the restoration of a wide variety of lighting fixtures from Yale Calhoun College. The fixtures, ranging from outdoor lanterns to wall sconces to large chandeliers, and are made from a variety of materials including brass, copper, and iron.
Grand Light's restoration team recently completed the restoration of ten gothic-style chandeliers for the auditorium of the Washington Irving Intermediate School, located in Tarrytown, New York.
Grand Light recently completed the restoration
of a green chandelier and 4 matching wall sconces for Yale's Brady Memorial Lab
. This is the most recent restoration of a number of projects Grand Light has done for Yale University over the past several years.
Recently, Grand Light's team received a
crystal chandelier from a private residence that was in need of restoration
particular crystal chandelier is a family heirloom that belonged to our client's
grandmother and she wanted it brought back to the original condition of when it
hung in the families' dining room.
Yale University has announced that in 2008 it will begin a full-scale renovation of their Calhoun College. As a result of the high level of satisfaction with the work previously done for Yale University, which includes the Marquand Chapel chandeliers
, Dwight Hall fixtures
, and the Divinity School chandelier
, the experts at Grand Light were contracted to begin the extensive restoration of the light fixtures for the college.
All ten chandeliers from the Washington Irving Intermediate School have now undergone a complete restoration and are ready to be transported back to Tarrytown, NY, one full week ahead of schedule.