The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Nicholas Avenue Presbyterian Church
409 W. 141st St.
New York City: Manhattan, New York 10031

OHS Database ID 65127.

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Status and Condition

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We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition December 28, 2019.
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Technical Details

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 23 stops. 24 registers. 25 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.


  • From the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project: In 1905, the congregation moved to a new church built from 1904-05 at 409 West 141st Street at St. Nicholas Avenue. Valentine & Ludlow designed the towered Gothic edifice that overlooked St. Nicholas Park and the City College of New York. At that time the congregation changed its name to St. Nicholas Avenue Presbyterian Church. In 1927, the congregation merged into the North Presbyterian Church at 529 West 155th Street, and the old edifice was sold to St. James Presbyterian Church. An entry (Jan. 17, 1906) in a Ledger Book of J.H. & C.S. Odell shows that this organ was set up complete for $4,775. Odell also provided routine service until 1928. (Jeff Scofield. December 27, 2019)

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Church exterior. Photograph from the NYC AGO Organ Project

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

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  • . Source: Stoplist courtesy of Larry Trupiano via the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project
       New York, New York
       St. Nicholas Avenue Presbyterian Church
       J.H. & C.S. Odell   Op. 414   1905   2/25
       GREAT                      SWELL                        PEDAL
    8' Open Diapason    61    16' Bourdon Bass      12     16' Open Diapason 30
    8' Gamba            61    16' Bourdon Treble    49     16' Bourdon       30
    8' Melodia          61     8' Open Diapason     61      8' Bass Flute    30
    8' Dulciana         61     8' Stopped Diapason  61         Octaves
    4' Octave           61     8' Salicional        61
    4' Flute Harmonique 61     8' Vox Celestis      61
    2' Super Octave     61     8' Aeoline           61
    8' Trumpet          61     4' Rohrflöte         61
       Super                   4' Violina           61
                               2' Piccolo           61
                             III  Dolce Cornet     183
                               8' Oboe              61
                               8' Vox Humana        61
                   [Received from Jeff Scofield December 27, 2019]
  • Click Here . Source: Stoplist courtesy of Larry Trupiano via the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.