The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Temple Sinai
132 Crary Avenue
Mount Vernon, New York 10550

OHS Database ID 23321.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been relocated and is no longer at this location.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition April 22, 2013.

Technical Details

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 22 stops. 15 registers. 15 ranks. 993 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons.


  • 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:
    Built in Westfield; no information. (Database Manager. April 15, 2006)
  • Updated through online information from John Elwood. -- Organ is for sale. Owned apparently by Spencer Organ. (Database Manager. August 25, 2008)
  • Updated through online information from John Elwood. -- Organ is in possession of Spencer organ and available for sale: $265,500.00 (Database Manager. September 5, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Paul Marchesano. -- The organ was purchased and restored/renovated and installed in St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church in Philadelphia, PA. There is a link to the organ record in its new location. Sinai Temple of Mt. Vernon merged with Free Synagogue of Westchester and the merged congregation meets at the SFS building and location, no longer occupying or using the original 1926 building on Crary Avenue, currently occupied by Allen Memorial Church of God. (Database Manager. April 22, 2013)

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  • From Allen Kinzey via The Aeolian-Skinner Archives
    Mount Vernon, New York
    Temple Sinai
    Skinner Organ Company   Opus 638   1927      3 manuals, 22 stops, 15 ranks
            GREAT ORGAN                            SWELL ORGAN
         8' Diapason            61             16' Bourdon             73
         8' Gedeckt             SW              8' Diapason            73
         8' Aeoline             SW              8' Gedeckt             73
         4' Flute               SW              8' Salicional          73
         8' Cornopean           SW              8' Voix Celeste        73
            Shofar                              8' Aeoline             73
                                                4' Flute               73
            CHOIR ORGAN                         8' Cornopean           73
         8' Concert Flute       73              8' Vox Humana          73
         4' Flute               73                 Tremolo
         8' Clarinet            73
            Tremolo                                PEDAL ORGAN
                                               16' Bourdon             32
                                               16' Echo Bourdon        SW
                                                8' Gedeckt             12
                                                8' Still Gedeckt       SW
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2014-11-20]
  • Click Here From Allen Kinzey via The Aeolian-Skinner Archives Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.