Thursday, November 5,2015
1:30 to 3:30 pm
310 Scholes St, Brooklyn, NY 11206
The Historic Districts Council will be touring Aurora Lampworks, a restoration company for historic lighting fixtures, ornamental metal work and ornamental glass work. Aurora was founded by Dawn Ladd, and has been in business serving the architectural, design, and restoration communities for 25 years. They often work with Architects, Lighting Designers and Interior Designers on custom projects.
At this tour attendees will have exclusive access to their warehouse and design center. Dawn Ladd will provide a history of functional architectural elements and explain why it is necessary to maintain this beautiful pieces of history. Dawn and her staff will explain how their lamps go from concept drawings to pattern fabrication to reality. They will demonstrate glass and metal cutting and welding. Anyone who is a decorative arts lover, this class is for you! Two AIA HSW/LU credits are available to AIA members.
General Admission $75