SCH City Hall

Created in conjunction with one of New York's lighting designers, Cline Bettridge Bernstein, the City Hall is an elegant luminaire topped with an eagle finial. The fixture features a luminous ceiling that hides the light source and provides greater visual comfort. This unique luminaire of New York's City Hall is built to NYC's vandal-resistance specifications with high-strength aluminum structure.

Hinged hood for easy relamping. Panels available in tempered glass or polycarbonate. Available in symmetrical and asymmetrical light distributions.

SCH is designed to utilize a wide range of light sources, including LED, High Intensity Discharge (HID), and others. These light source families provide high efficiency in lumen output, service life and energy use.


All components including hood and decorative base to be of ASTM 356.1 cast aluminum and extruded aluminum. Five (5) clear panels ((4) side, (1) bottom) shall create a hanging basket. Panels available in tempered glass, or, polycarbonate. Top panel of hanging basket shall be frosted glass. Hanging basket shall be a subassembly and easily removable. Hood shall be cast with an integral hinge that mates with decorative lower cage assembly on luminaire. Easy access for relamping. Eagle available in solid cast aluminum, or, bronze. Incorporates a cast aluminum ladder rest.


Lamp shall be mounted inside cast hood. Top frosted glass shall create a luminous ceiling effect. Available in symmetrical and asymmetrical light distribution.

Available in a wide range of lamp choices and wattage ratings including High Intensity Discharge (HID) and Incandescent.

Optical systems include Horizontal and Vertical.


Meets UL 1598 for Safety. Luminaire shall have porcelain socket rated for 600V with 4kV pulse and uses a nickel-plated screw shell with spring-loaded center contact and lamp grips. Luminaires shall be prewired and factory tested. The ballast shall be a high power factor, constant wattage autotransformer type. The power factor shall be at least 90%.


To insure product durability, all exposed metallic surfaces shall be finished with a high performance coating consisting of high gloss Super Durable polyester powder coat paint to be applied utilizing a multistage process that includes phosphate pretreatment, electrostatic powder application, and convection curing. Paint shall be weather, corrosion, abrasion, and UV resistant in compliance with the American Architectural Manufacturers Association’s specification AAMA 2604-05. Color to be specified.


Mounts to a Ø3” x 5” tall tenon. Fixture base designed to fit Ø7” pole top. Six (6) 3/8”-16 UNC stainless steel allen head cup point set screws secure luminaire to post top tenon. All mounting hardware shall be stainless steel.