Vitrolite in the Headlines
Hoover Dam is latest job for St. Louis' Vitrolite Man
Tim Dunn restores the Vitrolite walls of the Hoover Dam's restrooms
Glimmers of History
Exterior of Bert's downtown drugstore back in high shine (Hastings, NE)
Early Vitrolite Corner Signs are Bringing New Collectors
Check out this article on Vitrolite from the September 2, 2013 issue of Antique Week featuring Vitrolite Specialist's Tim Dunn.
The Vitrolite Specialist restores the bathrooms of this apartment building on the south side of Chicago.
Vitrolite Man Visits Ottawa
Tim Dunn restores the facade of a building on West Madison street in Ottawa, Illinois.
Owner Keeps Vintage Look for Local Building
Tim Dunn and crew restore the Vitrolite paneling on the Stumpp Building in downtown Mt. Vernon, IL.
Tim and Hank install a Vitrolite facade on the Grand Theatre in Grand Island. This is the largest Vitrolite installation since the 1950s!
Tim restores the Vitrolite facade of the Quarrier Diner in Charleston, West Virginia.
St. Louis Bathroom
Tim reinstalls a customer's Vitrolite in their newly renovated bathroom.
The glass facade of this Oberlin theater is restored by Vitrolite Specialist.
Tim Dunn restores the Vitrolite around a fireplace in Sherry Wiesman's Chicago home.
Vitrolite replaced in the vestibule of the Alhambra Theater in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.
Tim Dunn installs Vitrolite in the kitchen, bathroom, and laundry room of a home in Maplewood, Missouri.
Tim Dunn repairs damage to 80-Year-Old Black Glass on Storefront of Hamilton's in Brownwood, Texas.
The Artcraft Theatre in Franklin, Indiana was restored with various Vitrolite techniques by Tim Dunn.
The Future Antiques
South Saint Louis storefront remodeled with Vitrolite.
New Use for an Old Tile
Tim Dunn restores a home in Ladue, MO.
Pieces of the Past
Tim Dunn restores storefronts in Palestine, TX.
Makeover Aims to Light up Downtown
Tim Dunn restores the Zoe Theater in Pittsfield, IL.
A GLASS BY ITSELF
Vitrolite finds itself once again in demand – an article from the Kansas City Star.
Tim Dunn in Cedarburg, Wisconsin, restoring the Vitrolite on the Rivoli Theatre.
Glass Rejuvenated at Former Gibson Building
Tim Dunn in Appleton, Wisconsin, working on the former Gibson building.
Vitrolite Needed for Deco Theater Refurb
Vitrolite restoration of the Augusta Historic Theatre.
Visiting Specialist Fixes Old-Style Glass
Tim in Mt. Vernon, Il.
Vitrolite: Glass and class of the past Art glass of yesteryear offers a beautiful choice....
The Oman of Vitrolite All about Tim Dunn's work with pigmented structural glass from the Old House Web....
A Modern-Day Vitrolite Mine by Edelene Wood West Virginia's Parkersburg-Vienna area was a well-known source of world famous Vitrolite glass manufacturers in the decades of 1907-1937....
Vitrolite Man Vitrolite,
that opaque glass tile common in fine St. Louis ....
Gala at Gem Theatre Marks Cultural Renaissance The Gem's
red and gold marquee, standing tough in defiance of decades of decay,
was alive again...
Ritz Theater Director Travels West to Gather Ideas for Talladega Antique Talladega Executive Director George Culver has just returned from a four-week, 5,600-mile driving tour....
Luck Helps Man Find Microniche If you'd ask Tim Dunn to fill out a survey stating his profession, he'd have a problem. You see, what Dunn does lies outside the box....
Tim Dunn and Vitrolite: Each One of a Kind During the 1920's through the 1940's Vitrolite was used on the exterior of many buildings, especially theaters, as well as....
Visitor to Help Salvage State Theatre Glass During the 1920's through the 1940's Vitrolite was used on the exterior of many buildings, especially theaters, as well as....
All photos by Melissa Armor
Full facade of the Artcraft Theatre. Fire engine red Vitrolite flanks the entrances.
Tim Dunn on ladder placing the final piece. You can see Hank Falkenberg's reflection in the door on the bottom right.
The very art deco-style ticket booth features bent Vitrolite with aluminum trim.
On each side of the entrance stands a column piece with more bent Vitrolite surrounding show information.