The Smyser-Royer Company 1907-1941
This site is dedicated to the work of the Smyser-Royer
Company of Philadelphia and York, Pennsylvania, as well as
companies that manufactured similar lighting prior to World War II.
Like their competitors, they were manufacturers of monumental exterior lighting columns, torchieres,
wall brackets and lanterns as well as spandrels, verandas and other
decorative cast iron components. Unlike their competitors, they
specialized in monumental lighting. They cast primarily in iron although
bronze and aluminum were advertised later. Although they have been gone
for over 70 years, Many fine examples of their
There have been some assumptions made here due to the lack of available information. All information on this site is subject to revision as more accurate information comes to light. We welcome all sources of information. Please contact us if you feel that there is missing or inaccurate information posted here.
Below are some projects that have come to light recently.
Private Residence, Grosse Point, MI
The Touraine Apartments, Philadelphia, PA
Reuther High School, Kenosha, Wisconsin
Private Residence in Arizona
Private Residence in Massachusetts
Privately owned in Georgia (for sale)
Lebanon County (PA) Courthouse
University of Scranton