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 - Grand Light finished restoring an outdoor hanging fixture for the Lionheart Gallery in Scotts Corner, New York. This fixture, as was previously reported, is a large 30" iron fixture, that suffered severe damage.
New Haven, CT - The Lionheart Art Gallery in Scotts Corner, New York, contacted Grand Light to restore three outdoor fixtures. Two of the fixtures are identical wall mounted lanterns, 24" in height,
these need to be cleaned, have glass replaced and a replacement bottom
finial on one of them. The third fixture is about 30" in height and has
suffered severe damage from the elements.
New Haven, Ct - Grand Light has been contracted for the restoration of the lighting fixtures of the Gowanda Historic Hollywood Theater in Gowanda, NY.
New Haven, C.T - Grand light has been contracted to restore a beautiful crystal chandelier for the Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in New Britain, C.T.
New Haven, C.T - Grand Light has officially completed restoration on Dakota Middle School Theater, with all fixtures packaged, labeled and ready for delivery.
New Haven, CT - After modifying the post to convert the light into a pier light Grand Light's restoration artisans move forward to complete the project.
New Haven, CT - Grand Light has finished the billiard light for a private residence in West Hartford, Connecticut.
New Haven, CT - Work continues on the restoration of the billiard fixture which is one fixture in the second phase of a large lighting restoration project in a West Hartford residence.
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 - 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
For the past several weeks, Grand Light's restoration experts have been working on the prototype chandelier for Washington Irving Intermediate School in Tarrytown, NY. After disassembling the one fixture, which had one hundred and twenty components, the structure of the chandelier was inspected and repaired as needed.
The first of several chandeliers being restored for Washington Irving Intermediate School in Tarrytown, New York has progressed according to schedule, and the piece is now nearing the finishing stages of the restoration.
The pieces of the wall sconces and chandelier from Yale Medical School's Brady Memorial Lab have been refinished, polished and wired, and the completed work is undergoing final inspections.
Summer is restoration season, and the work shop at Grand Light has been bustling with activity as we're working on numerous restoration jobs simultaneously.
One project we've been working on is the restoration of an antique chandelier with four matching wall sconces for Yale Medical Schools' Brady Memorial Lab.
New Haven, Conn., July 18th, 2008 -- Grand Light, a Connecticut based lighting and design company, has launched a brand new client-focused website in response to increasing inquiries regarding their lighting restoration services.
Grand Light's restoration team travel to Orford, New Hampshire to install the antique Gothic style chandelier that had spent the past several weeks in the New Haven, Conn. workshop undergoing a complete restoration.
The restoration work shop at Grand Light has been very busy
over the past few weeks, as "restoration season" has begun. One of the projects we've been working on is
this antique chandelier with matching wall sconces for Yale Medical School's Brady Memorial