The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Paradise Theatre
231 N. Pulaski Road
Chicago, Illinois 60624

OHS Database ID 59362.

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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 August 17, 2016.

Technical Details

Wurlitzer EP chests .

5 manuals. 21 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Horseshoe style console. The console is on a lift.

Stop keys in horseshoe curves. Crescendo Pedal. Combination action thumb pistons.


  • Wurlitzer "Style Sp 5m" - Publix #1 plus Post Horn
    Factory date: August 27, 1928
    Cost: $30,800
    In 1948, sold for $10,000 to Richard Vaughn of Los Angeles, California, who installed it in his residence/studio. In 1969, relocated to William P. Brown residence, Phoenix, Arizona, where it was enlarged to 34 ranks. In 2007, the organ was put in storage in Phoenix. (Steven E. Lawson. August 17, 2016)

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