The 100 year old DAR Library lay light at DAR Headquarters has become seriously deteriorated and requires an extensive and immediate restoration. This webpage provides information and updates, along with photos and videos, to keep the membership and public abreast of the DAR Library Lay Light Restoration Campaign.
The DAR was honored to be presented with an Award of Excellence for design and constrution in Historic Preservation by the District of Columbia Historic Preservation Office/Office of Planning for the DAR Library lay light restoration project.
View this short video for an overview on this important restoration campaign.
Learn more about the DAR Library lay light restoration from these photo slideshows, videos and articles.
- DAR Library Lay Light Slideshow - An Introduction
- Chandelier Removal Slideshow
- Lay Light First Panel Removal Slideshow
- Lay Light First Panel Removal Video
- Lay Light Removal Update Slideshow
- Lay Light Panel Removal Process - Time Lapse Video
- Lay Light Restoration Process Slideshow
- Lay Light Panel Reinstallation Slideshow NEW!
- Lay Light Panel Reinstallation Video NEW!
- "The DAR Library Lay Light Restoration" - Daughters Newsletter - May/June 2012 (PDF)
- "Let in the Light" - American Spirit magazine July/August 2012 (PDF)