Don’t let our web presence fool you – lamps.com has been around for over a hundred years. How is that possible? Read about our humble beginnings and how we became the region’s industry-leading, premier lighting experts that we are today.
Timeline: The evolution of lamps.com
- 1914: Harry Horn takes over his uncle’s gas mantle store on South Street; switches from gas to electricity to form Harry Horn Electric Supply.
- 1996: Michael Kurland, Harry’s grandson and third-generation owner, refashions the thriving business and transforms it into Arch Street Lighting, an upscale lighting showroom in the Old City neighborhood.
- 2010: Lamps.com is born to do what the “big box stores” can’t - bring the intimate customer service, unique products, and fair prices from the showroom to the internet.
- 2010- Present: Lamps.com continues to set the standard and raise the bar in the lighting industry with one goal in mind: to bring the service, knowledge and dedication found in your local lighting showroom to the web, giving our customers the best shopping experience possible.
Our showroom: Arch Street Lighting, 120 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
We know that some of our customers prefer to do their shopping in person, and we don’t blame you. That’s why we still have a showroom filled with our gorgeous lamps, ceiling fans, light fixtures, and more. Stop by and experience the world-class personalized customer service that Arch Street Lighting is known for.