Projects Honored with 2020 Palladio Awards

Two recent projects that we had the pleasure to be a part of were awarded 2020 Palladio Awards. The Dickies Arena (David M. Schwarz Architects Inc.) in Fort Worth, TX won for New Design & Construction—more than 30,000 square feet, while the Cincinnati Union Terminal (John G. Waite Associates, Architects and GBBN) won for Restoration and Renovation.

MN State Capitol Building Exterior

Installed Fixtures at MN State Capitol Building

We were in Minneapolis/Saint Paul recently and had a chance to see some of our work installed in the beautifully renovated Minnesota State Capitol. Once fixtures leave our shop floor, we don’t often get to see the finished product installed in person. So when we have to the opportunity to visit a space with our work present, we jump on it!

Wyoming State Capitol Fixture

Summer 2018 Shop Update

With over 700 fixtures being either restored or re-created, the Wyoming State Capitol Building project is in full swing at the Crenshaw shops. We were awarded this exceptional project and challenged to not only replicate some of the fixtures but to also restore and retrofit them for LED lights, increasing efficiency and performance while keeping the aesthetics historically accurate.

FEMA Replication

April 2018 Shop Update

We were honored with the opportunity to recreate this pendant for the FEMA campus in Emmitsburg, MD. As the original fixture was hand-made of plaster in 1891, the replication process posed some unique challenges and extreme care was taken to avoid further degradation of the original material. The original components were carefully disassembled and painstakingly repaired before being used to create molds for all new cast resin components…

Tim Blowing Glass

New Glass Studio – Winter 2018

Announcing In-House Glass Studio at Crenshaw – As part of our expansion into our new state-of-the-art facility, we are excited to announce the addition of our in-house glass studio. Glass blower and sculptor, Tim Burke, has joined Crenshaw Lighting in a partnership that combines his nearly 30 years experience in the industry with the unsurpassed wealth of skills and craftsmanship that has defined Crenshaw […]

Draper Valley Presbyterian Church Restoration

Spring 2016 In the Shop

Spring 2016 projects in the shop include flared wall sconces made of aluminum and steel for Barberton Magical Theater, Akron, OH, lantern pendants constructed of aluminum and steel with modular LED lamping for Coastal Carolina Residences, Myrtle Beach, SC, and restored cast metal oil-lamp chandeliers with frosted clear glass globes with floral and decorative patterns for Draper Valley Presbyterian, Draper, VA.

Historic replication of brass chandelier in mock up for a church renovation in Pennsylvania.

Fall 2015 In the Shop

Summer 2015 projects in the shop include custom lighting for Provo City Center LDS Temple, Provo, UT, custom lighting for Student Success Center, Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA, custom and catalog lighting for Church of the Incarnation, Dallas, TX, historic restoration for Minnesota State Capitol Restoration, St. Paul, MN, historic replication for St. David’s Episcopal Church, Wayne, PA.

May 2015 In the Shop

May 2015 projects in the shop include solid bronze and brass custom lighting for Provo City Center LDS Temple, Provo, UT, Whitechapel LED pendant for Iglesia Pentecostal Church, Houston, TX, catalog lighting for Crowfield, Bluffton, SC, restoration & custom lighting for University of Michigan West Quad Restoration, Ann Arbor, MI, and custom lighting for S bar F Ranch, Knob Lick, MO.

Custom cast floral lens fitters after grinding and chasing, unfinished.

April 2015 In the Shop

April 2015 projects in the shop include University of Michigan West Quad Restoration, Ann Arbor, MI, Georgia State Law Building, Atlanta, GA, Minnesota State Capitol Restoration, St. Paul, MN, Student Success Center, Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA, Chase Tower Sky Lobby, Dallas, TX, Mary Switzer Building, Washington, DC, Provo City Center LDS Temple, Provo, UT.

S bar F Ranch, drum pendant in production

March 2015 In the Shop

March 2015 projects in the shop include lighting for Somerville Borough Hall, Somerville, NJ, Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Princeton, NJ, S-F Scout Ranch, Knob Lick, MO, Engineered Biosystems Building, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA, Provo City Center LDS Temple, Provo, UT, Student Success Center, Christopher Newport University, Benjamin School Performing Arts Center, Palm Beach Gardens, FL.

Norton Rose Fulbright, custom ceiling mount in the shop

February 2015 In the Shop

February 2015 projects in the shop include lighting for Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Princeton, NJ, Provo City Center LDS Temple, Provo, UT, Norton Rose Fulbright, Dallas, TX, S-F Scout Ranch, Knob Lick, MO, Perkins Library, Duke University, Durham, NC, Mitchell Hill Interiors, Charleston, SC, Carmelite Sisters Heritage Center, Germantown, NY, and St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Brooklyn, NY.

Duke University, Perkins Library, gothic restoration chandelier in the shop

January 2015 In the Shop

January 2015 projects in the shop include custom and catalog lighting for Groton School, Groton, MA, Benjamin School Performing Arts Center, Palm Beach Gardens, FL, Norton Rose Fulbright, Dallas, TX, Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Princeton, NJ, Perkins Library, Duke University, Durham, NC, Sisters of Notre Dame Chapel, Omaha, NE, and a Craftsman geometric bowl pendant for a private residence.

Virginia Theological Seminary Ring Chandelier

32ft LED Chandelier Mock-up Review

Robert A. M. Stern and Fisher Marantz Stone teamed up to design beautiful, state-of-the-art contemporary classical architecture and lighting for the Virginia Theological Seminary. Crenshaw was selected to provide a very large two-tier contemporary Gothic ring chandelier for the seminary’s Immanuel Chapel in 2013. At 32 ft in diameter some estimate that this will be the largest single light fixture […]