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Grand Lake Theater, Oakland, California

Note: the text in the square brackets ([...]) are a short form of references which have been used to deduce the corresponding information.
The meaning of the site and item attributes is explained in the glossary.

Site Id: 6.10.1
Rating: 1 star
Address: 3200 Grand Avenue
Location: Oakland, California 94610, USA
Lat/Lng: 37.81149, -122.24749
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date:
Architect:
Also of interest:

Site Items

6.10.1.1: Hoyt Memorial Window: Green Pastures (1916) (Extant)
6.10.1.2: Wheel of Progress (1909) (Removed)

Item 6.10.1.1

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Hoyt Memorial Window
Theme: Green Pastures (Still Waters) [WBR1916]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [WBR1916]
Designer:
Memorial details: Ziba Hoyt (8 Sep 1788 - 22 Dec 1853) and Nancy Hurlbut Hoyt (8 Apr 1793 - 26 Feb 1872) [WBR1916, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: their granddaughter, Ann Elizabeth (Mrs. George) Shoemaker [WBR1916]
Date: Dedicated 24 Dec 1916 [WBR1916]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, WBR1916, SOTH1984]
Inscription:
Category: Landscape
History: Originally in the Presbyterian Church, Kingston, PA (SITE:33.38.1) [WBR1916, ORG]
Window sold 18 Feb 1984 at Sotheby's, New York, "Art Nouveau and Art Deco", lot 403, for $21000 [SOTH1984, WBTL1984A, WBTL1984B]
Bought by Allen Michaan, owner of the theater, in 1991 [ORG]
Comment: The original inscription panel has been removed [WBR1916, PHOTO]
Same as item: 33.38.1.4

Item 6.10.1.2

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Removed [MICH2021]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Theme: Wheel of Progress [ST1909C]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Other Tiffany documentation: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, has a Tiffany Studios watercolor drawing with a proposed design (but this specific design not used in any of the four panels) [MET1967, DEDUCED]
Signature:
Other documentation: [ST1909A, ST1909B, ST1909C, WBR1909, PG1909]
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: Installed in original building, summer 1909 [ST1909A, ST1909B, ST1909C, WBR1909]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
History: Originally in Merchants' and Mechanics' Bank, Scranton, PA (SITE:33.57.11) [MICH2021, DEDUCED]
Comment: This is one of four panels that were in the Merchants' and Mechanics' Bank [DEDUCED]
Same as item: 33.57.11.1.b

References

DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
MET1967: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, Tiffany Studios design drawing (1967, Accession Number 67.654.466)
MICH2021: Allen Michaan, personal communication (8 and 9 Mar 2021)
ORG: Organization
PG1909: Pittston Gazette (5 Jun 1909, 8)
PHOTO: Photo of item
SOTH1984: Sotheby's catalogue (17 and 18 Feb 1984, Lots 401-404)
ST1909A: The Scranton Truth (4 Jun 1909, 1)
ST1909B: The Scranton Truth (5 Jun 1909, 11)
ST1909C: The Scranton Truth (29 Sep 1909, 9)
TIFF1886: Announcement in American Architect and Building News, Tiffany Glass Company (6 Feb 1886)
TIFF1893: Chicago Exposition booklet, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1893)
TIFF1897: A List of Windows: And Extracts from Letters & Newspapers, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1897)
TIFF1910: A Partial List of Tiffany Windows, Tiffany Studios (1910)
WBR1909: Wilkes-Barre Record (5 Jun 1909, 28)
WBR1916: The Wilkes-Barre Record (25 Dec 1916, p. 11)
WBTL1984A: The Wilkes-Barre Times-Leader (18 Feb 1984, p. 1A, 16A)
WBTL1984B: The Wilkes-Barre Times-Leader (20 Feb 1984, p. 3A)

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