The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Nicholas Collegiate Church
600 Fifth Avenue at 48th Street
New York City: Manhattan, New York 10022

OHS Database ID 12157.

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Status and Condition

This instrument is known from a single historic document only; it is presumed to be no longer extant.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition April 30, 2012.

Technical Details

Electric key action. Electric stop action.

Four manuals. 93 registers. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in side chambers at the front of the room, with visible façade pipes or case front.


  • Information identifying this instrument from the Austin Organs, Inc. web site, accessed December 20, 2004: (James Cook. December 21, 2004)
  • From the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project: Theodore Roosevelt's family occupied Pew No. 39; the church was demolished in 1949 to make way for additions to Rockefeller Center, with the property leased by the Collegiate Corporation to the developer. (James Cook. June 1, 2005)
  • Updated through online information from Steven E. Lawson. (Database Manager. April 30, 2012)

Online Documents

Currently we have no online documents associated with this organ entry. If you can provide us with digital files of contracts, correspondence, dedication programs, or any similar items, please follow this link to our document upload form to send them to us.

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Church exterior in 1948. Photograph from the NYC AGO Organ Project
Church exterior in 1923. Photograph from the NYC AGO Organ Project
Church and organ being dismantled in 1949. Photograph from the NYC AGO Organ Project

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