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Breathing New “Light” into Beacon Hill

For our May meeting, the HRC welcomes Ryan M. Stockman, President of New Grand Light, LLC, to describe restoration work the company recently completed at the Massachusetts State House Senate Chamber. The illustrated presentation will summarize the Senate Chamber restoration project history, delineate the pre-restoration process (including documentation and a comprehensive on-site survey) and then describe the team’s methodical project implementation. Ryan will also share project resources, including guides and checklists, created and employed for the successful project.

Located in Seymour, Connecticut, New Grand Light, LLC is an experienced restorer of historic lighting fixtures and a manufacturer of custom lighting fixtures and has served the interior and exterior lighting needs of homeowners and professionals for over 80 years by setting a standard of offering handcrafted, design-oriented, quality fine lighting products from artisans around the world. The firm’s lighting restoration and custom lighting capabilities include research for historic accuracy, drawings, mock-ups, metal fabrication, polishing, painting, welding, abrasive blasting, refining metal components, glass fabrication, electrical component replacement, rewiring and testing to UL standards. The team of professional metal workers and glass blowers restores, creates or re-creates lighting fixtures of the utmost quality and authenticity.

1.5 LU AIA credits are available.

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