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Illuminations

415 8th St NW
Washington, DC 20004 202-783-4888

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We had very specific lighting requirements. Our salesperson was very knowledgeable... - Nov 27, 2021

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Maurice Electrical Supply Co

500 Penn St NE
Washington, DC 20002 202-675-9400

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Very good service for me - Mar 13, 2018

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Illuminations

3323 Cadys Aly NW
Washington, DC 20007 202-965-4888

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Go here if you want something unusual, and money is not your primary concern. - Jan 27, 2016

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Artemide

415 8th St NW
Washington, DC 20004 202-783-0133

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Great place is you are looking for something unusual - you'll pay a lot of... - Dec 02, 2013

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Artisan Lamp

3331 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008 202-244-8900

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Wonderful! Extremely competent and very reasonable repair prices, charming... - Mar 02, 2017

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Brass Knob Architectural Antiques

2311 18th St NW
Washington, DC 20009 202-332-3370

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Great for old fixtures - Mar 02, 2014

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Circa Lighting

3323 Cady's Alley NW
Washington, DC 20007 202-342-1300

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Very small selection of contemporary fixtures but more available via their... - Jan 17, 2018

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Energy Conscious

2031 O St NW
Washington, DC 20036 202-640-2570

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Heritage

5300 Wisconsin Ave NW #205
Washington, DC 20015 202-363-4469

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