Light in the narthex is provided by a row of seven pendant lanterns suspended from a 17’ long beam that stretches the length of the vaulted ceiling. The light fixture, original to Shaw’s 1901 design, needs repair. The seven Arts and Crafts style lanterns are rectangular, with frosted glass panes set with lead came. In one of the lanterns, the glass shade has completely separated from its metal cap. It is currently held together by wire. Lumenlle will repair and clean the fixture in the winter of 2019.
The preservation plan documented the original construction, subsequent alterations, and current conditions of the church and included prioritized recommendations for future work.
After 100 years, the font is dirty.
The clapper mechanism was no longer working.
All the 1901-1903 Frederic Clay Bartlett murals need cleaning.
Bill Klopsch Stained Glass cleaned and restored the stencil glass window located on the south façade of the bell tower (window is original to Renwick’s design). As much as possible of the original glass was repaired and reused, with minimal pieces of glass replaced.