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Historic Exterior Lanterns Removed From West Point

The Pershing Barracks, designed by Richard Morris Hunt and built in 1895, is named after General of the Armies John J. Pershing and houses cadets from the Third Regiment and Cadet Regimental Staff.

Grand Light was selected by Ducci Electrical Contractor to restore large historic exterior lanterns located along the Pershing Barracks facade.

Utilizing a lull forklift and ladders, Grand Light’s onsite specialists successfully removed the historic exterior lanterns for transportation to Grand Light’s lighting restoration factory.

The surface of the lanterns will be media blasted to remove all existing finish and foreign material in preparation for an application of a new finish and multiple coats of a UV resistant top coat.

Grand Light specializes in the restoration of historical luminaires of every scale, material, finish, and design. From professional diagrams and plans for your project to rewiring fixtures to UL standards, our specialists have proven their reputation as exceptional lighting restorers. 

For more information regarding this custom lighting project, you may review the project homepage at United States Military Academy (West Point) Pershing Barracks.

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