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Park Avenue United Methodist Church
106 E. 86th St. at Park
New York City: Manhattan, New York 10125

OHS Database ID 23215.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been renovated and is no longer in its original state.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition August 4, 2011.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 3 divisions. 31 stops. 46 registers. 41 ranks. 2380 pipes. 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. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, right.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.


  • Identified through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
    Replaced E. M. Skinner Opus 587 (1926). (Database Manager. March 24, 2006)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Renovated by Sebastian Glück in 2010. (Database Manager. August 4, 2011)

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Schantz console. Photograph by Schantz Organ Co. 1971-01-01
Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 2002-09-09
Skinner organ case, retained. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 2002-09-09

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  • Stoplist from The American Organist January 1972
           New York, New York
           Park Avenue United Methodist Church
           Schantz   Op. 1022   1971   3/41
           GREAT                          CHOIR
       16' Quintaton        61         8' Holzflöte      61
        8' Principal        61         8' Flauto Dolce   61
        8' Rohrflöte        61         8' Flute Celeste  49
        4' Octave           61         4' Gemshorn       61
        4' Spitzflöte       61         2' Waldflöte      61
        2' Super Octave     61     1 1/3' Larigot        49
       IV  Fourniture      244       III  Mixture       183
           Unison Off                  8' Cromorne       61
           Super                          Tremulant
        8' Trompete         17 PD         Sub
                                          Unison Off
           SWELL                          Super
       16' Holzbordun       61         8' Trompete       GT
        8' Holzbordun       12
        8' Viola            61            PEDAL
        8' Viola Celeste    61        32' Resultant      --
        4' Prinzipal        61        16' Principal      32
        4' Koppelflöte      61        16' Quintaton      GT
    2 2/3' Nazard           49        16' Holzbordun     SW
        2' Weitprinzipal    61         8' Principal      12
    1 3/5' Tierce           49         8' Spitzflöte     32
       IV  Plein Jeu       244         8' Holzbordun     SW
       16' Contra Fagotto   61         4' Principal      12
        8' Trompette        61         4' Spitzflöte     12
        8' Fagotto          12         2' Spitzflöte     12
        4' Hautbois-Clarion 61       III  Mixture        96
           Tremulant                  16' Posaune        32
           Sub                        16' Contra Fagotto SW
           Unison Off                  8' Posaune        12
           Super                       4' Cromorne       CH
          [Received online from Jeff Scofield August 5, 2011]
  • Click Here Stoplist from The American Organist January 1972 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.