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OUR STORY

A Short History of The Light Brothers

The Beginning

In the late 1800s, three brothers from Sicily arrived in New York City and began to manufacture brass beds. Not long after arriving, the brothers changed career paths. The invention of the light bulb sparked their interest, and soon they began manufacturing lamps & lighting fixtures. 

In 1903, the brothers moved their growing business to Chicago, where they opened up their first retail store on the corner of Lake and LaSalle Streets.

The Light Brothers Building in the early 20th century

The Evolution of The Light Brothers

Over the last 100 years, The Light Brothers have had many retail locations across the Chicago-land area. In 1982, The Light Brothers moved to its current location in Lombard, IL. As an excellent source for light fixtures in the western suburbs, we can answer all of your lighting needs ranging from commercial to residential. Carrying everything from light fixtures to lamps to ceiling fans to switches and outlets, The Light Brothers is the best lighting store in the western suburbs. The stores name is a nod to the three brothers who paved the way for The Light Brothers to grow, and the family involvement continues today with The Light Brothers remaining a family owned and operated business.

The Light Brothers Building today

Continuing the Tradition

Today the tradition continues with The Light Brothers providing a large selections of lamps, lighting fixtures, and ceiling fans at competitive pricing. Serving communities in the western suburbs of Chicago, The Light Brothers works with clients to find the perfect lighting solution for their home, office, or business. We carry and represent the most respected and revered brands in the lighting industry. It is our relationships with these well respected brands, as well as with our community, that continues to make The Light Brothers a successful small business.  The Light Brothers strives to ensure customer satisfaction through providing the highest quality lighting solutions while also providing a superior customer experience. The Light Brothers' team works diligently to provide superb service both in store and online, for the best possible experience for every one of our customers. If you're looking for old school customer service paired with the best lighting solutions available, look no further.

 
The Light Brothers Building in the early 20th century
The Light Brothers Building today