The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Mendelssohn Hall
113-119 West 40th Street
New York City: Manhattan, New York 10018

OHS Database ID 57875.

See the address on Google Maps.

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 February 20, 2016.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 41 stops. 48 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.

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


We have no further details about this organ or its history. If you have information that should be displayed here, please click the Update button above and complete the online form.

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.

If you would like more information about documents included in the Database, please see our Documents Information page.

Other Websites

Clicking on a link will open the website in a new window or tab.
Please note that we are not responsible for dead links.


Click on a thumbnail to see the larger image in a new tab.

Stage and pipe facade. Jim Lewis collection, courtesy of Jim Lewis (1908)

Pipe organs in New York sponsored by Foley-Baker, Inc.

If you can provide us with additional photographs, you may upload them through our online form. For further information please see our expectations for adding photographs.



When they are available, stoplists for organs are included in the Database. To make corrections in stoplists that you see here, please send details via e-mail to rather than submitting a new stoplist through our online form.

  • . Source: Stoplist from the NYC AGO New York City Organ Project
           New York, New York
           Mendelssohn Hall
           Frank Roosevelt   Op. 523   1892   3/48
           GREAT                           SWELL
       16' Dbl Open Diapason  61       16' Bourdon           49 tc
        8' 1st Open Diapason  61       16' Bourdon Bass      12
        8' 2nd Open Diapason  61        8' Open Diapason     61
        8' Viola di Gamba     61        8' Stopped Diapason  61
        8' Flute Harmonique   61        8' Spitzflöte        61
        8' Doppel Flute       61        8' Salicional        61
        4' Octave             61        8' Vox Celestis      61
        4' Hohlflöte          61        4' Octave            61
    2 2/3' Octave Quint       61        4' Flute Harmonique  61
        2' Super Octave       61        2' Flageolet         61
       IV  Mixture           244        V  Cornet           245 *
        8' Trumpet            61       16' Contra Fagotto    61
                                        8' Cornopean         61
           CHOIR                        8' Oboe              61
                                        8' Vox Humana        61
       16' Contra Gamba       61           Tremolo
        8' Geigen Principal   61
        8' Concert Flute      61           PEDAL
        8' Quintadena         61
        8' Dolce              61       16' Open Diapason     30
        4' Fugara             61       16' Bourdon           30
        4' Flute d'Amour      61       16' Violone           30
        2' Piccolo Harmonique 61   10 2/3' Quint             30
        8' Clarinet           61        8' Violoncello       30
           Tremolo                     16' Trombone          30
        *  III-IV-V Cornet - not sure of pipecount
              [Received from Jeff Scofield December 2, 2019]
  • Click Here . Source: Stoplist from the NYC AGO New York City Organ Project Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.