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Landmark Buildings Lighting Restoration Portfolio

We're proud of the work we do. Browse a selection of some of our finest projects.

Straight From The National Register Of Historic Places

We specialize in all aspects of the historical lighting restoration in various landmark buildings nationwide. Our capabilities include research for historic accuracy, drawings, mock-ups, metal fabrication, polishing, painting, hot and cold patina application, welding, abrasive blasting, refinishing metal components, glass fabrication, replacing all electrical components, energy efficient retrofitting, rewiring, testing, and labeling in accordance with UL standards. Our on-site services include cleaning, removing, packing, transporting, and installing historic and custom lighting fixtures.

Grand Light is staffed with professionals who can manage your project from start to finish. Give us a call today. We want to speak with you!!  Please call 1-800-922-1469 or use our Contact Form to discuss your historic lighting restoration needs.

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Yale University – Sterling Memorial Library Manuscripts & Archives

Grand Light is restoring large bronze pendant light and ceiling mount historic interior lighting fixtures from Yale University's Sterling Memorial Library Manuscripts & Archives located in New Haven, Connecticut.
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Harvard University – Dunster House

Grand Light was selected to restore the original interior chandeliers and pendant, and the exterior sconce and post top for the Dunster House. Some fixtures required sand blasting to remove old coats before multiple applications of a beautiful powder coat finish was applied.
 

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.
 

New Haven Courthouse – Entry Doors

Grand Light was selected to refinish the massive courthouse doors. These giant cast and plate doors are over 8 ft tall and are estimated to weigh well over 800 pounds each. The restoration of these doors included repairing and filling holes, removing all aged finish, and an application of a new custom red rust patina.
 

Yellowstone National Park – 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.
 

Saenger Theatre

Grand Light was selected for restoration of the large chandelier which is showcased at the center of the Saenger Theater in Mobile Alabama. This 8 feet tall chandelier has three steel frames with over 10,000 faceted crystal graduated chains with an Initial inspection discovering an excess of 125 mechanical failures within the crystal support frames to be corrected.
 

Harvard University – McKinlock Hall

Grand Light was selected to restore the historic fixtures in the hall located on the Harvard University Campus in Cambridge, MA. There are several different types of fixtures ranging from chandeliers, wall sconces, ceiling mounted fixtures, pendant lights, and outdoor lanterns.
 

Wadsworth Atheneum

Grand Light was selected to restore several historic fixtures for the Wadsworth Atheneum. The restoration of these historic fixtures included cleaning all dust and surface corrosion, lightly burnish and blend to existing patina, and the application of museum grade wax.

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