Grand Light restored several massive twelve-arm iron and brass chandeliers for Yale Divinity School. There was extensive design work done to carefully recreate the Greek symbols, which decorated the iron and brass frame. The existing frame components were also repaired and replaced to restore structural integrity.
Grand Light was selected to restore two large Bohemian crystal chandeliers from the New Haven Museum and Historical Society which required mechanical repair, rewiring, polishing, crystal replacement and all missing components were fabricated to closely match the originals.
Grand Light restored the outdoor lighting fixtures of Edgerton Park in New Haven. These lanterns are the original fixtures to this historic park and had significant finish failure, missing glass, and several components. Two lanterns were replicated to match originals that are currently missing.
Grand Light's restoration specialists worked on over a hundred indoor and outdoor fixtures of various sizes which included extensive metal reshaping, refinishing, fabrication of custom intricate glass panes, and the rewiring and utilization of UL listed components.
Grand Light restored the interior wall sconces, ceiling gas chandeliers, and table lamps. The restoration of these historic fixtures included cleaning and repairing any minor flaws, the conversion from gas to electric lighting, the addition of custom escutcheons, and light burnishing of existing patina to achieve desired finish.
Grand Light was selected to completely restore a large number of the original fixtures from the building, one large 60″ pendant, including nine small flushmounts, eighteen large flushmounts, five smaller pendants, and dozens of sconces.
Grand Light restored a large centerpiece crystal chandelier which included replication of crystal chains that were missing on the lower tier of the chandelier, modification to the up light, stripping and re-finishing of the long decorative brass chain and minor structural mechanical repairs
Grand Light was selected to completely restore and modify a large number of the original fixtures from Morse & Stiles Colleges. These fixtures included multiple bronze sconces, bronze chandeliers, exterior poles and luminaires, library lights, and numerous massive bronze outdoor lighting fixtures.
Grand Light was selected to restore seven original exterior lanterns upgrade the existing lamps with modern fluorescent lighting technology. The original finish was removed to prepare the surface for a satin black refinish in addition to replacement frosted seedy glass panels.
The Briton Hadden Memorial, also known as the Yale Daily News building, is a part of the monumental gothic streetscape of York Street. The historic lighting fixtures being restored include a large 12-light boardroom chandelier, two wall sconces located in the corridor, and an exterior fixture located above the main entrance.