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University & Educational Institutions Lighting Restoration Portfolio

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

From The Ivy League To Laboratories, Libraries, And Auditoriums

We specialize in all aspects of the historical lighting restoration in universities and various educational institutions 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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Weehawken High School

Grand Light restored historic 70 year two-light wall sconces with hand-painted mica shades bearing Theodore Roosevelt's initials for the Weehawken High School in Weehawken, NJ.
 

Dakota High School

Grand Light was selected to restore and replicate components of the 40 original lighting fixtures, bringing them back to their original beauty. The restored fixtures included 11 ceiling fixtures, 15 pendant lights, and 14 wall sconces.
 

Cornell University – Sigma Phi Fraternity House

Grand Light restored historic fixtures for Sigma Phi Fraternity at Cornell University Campus in Ithica, NY. There are several different types of fixtures including chandeliers, wall sconces, ceiling mounted fixtures and outdoor lanterns.
 

Yale University – Silliman College

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.
 

Phillips Exeter Academy – Phillips Hall

Grand Light restored interior and exterior historic luminaries for Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, NH. All of these fixtures were cleaned and the original finishes were conserved. All of the fixtures received repairs to mechanical defects and were rewired to UL standards utilizing modern lamping technologies.
 

Yale University – Morse & Stiles Colleges

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.
 

Dartmouth College – Sanborn Library

Grand Light was selected to restore the original chandeliers and wall sconces that are on the second floor of the library. They are all made of wood and are covered with ornate resin filigrees. Many of the original filigree details were broken and missing which required Grand Light artisans replicated each and every piece.
 

Clyde-Savannah School

Grand Light restored a massive aging chandelier which included the correcting of major mechanical defects causing 1" of sag on the bronze upper ring. Custom structural steel braces were designed and fabricated to eliminate all current and future sag in this fixture.

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