LRC Special Collections ~ Historic Glass Display

Window from Little Theatre (1930s)Three gorgeous framed historic panes of etched glass are on display in the Special Collections room of the Learning Resource Center.  The 1930s glass panes were originally installed in the Little Theatre, the Auditorium, and the old SCC library.  The glass pane from the old library uses a “diamond” design; this design was selected by architects to be the design motif in the new Learning Resource Center.  You can see this design in the inlaid terrazzo floor in the LRC lobby and in the carpet patterns in the entry floor on the 2nd and 3rd floors of the LRC.

Frame design, wood selection, construction and installation of the newly framed glass were done by Andrew La Torre and Mark Ernst, LRCCD Cabinetmakers.

Diamond design from the old library

Diamond design from the old library

The glass panes are hanging from the ceiling and can be viewed from outside Special Collections, or come on in when the Special Collections Room is open, Wednesdays and Thursdays 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Detail of Little Theater window

Detail of Little Theatre window

Detail of auditorium window

Detail of Auditorium window

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One Response to LRC Special Collections ~ Historic Glass Display

  1. Pat Henshaw says:

    Wow! These are really lovely. I can’t wait to see them at the library. Thanks for alerting us that they are available.
    Pat

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