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Austin Organ Co. (Opus 1275, 1926ca.)

Location:

St. Nicholas Collegiate Church
600 Fifth Avenue at 48th Street
New York City: Manhattan, NY 10022 US
Organ ID: 12157

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Reformed Churches (RCA, CRC, URC, PRC)
  • The organ is known from a single historic document only; presumed no longer extant, and may never have existed.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on December 28, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 4 manuals. 93 registers.
All:
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on December 28, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Registers: 93
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on December 28, 2019.
Database Manager on April 30, 2012:

Updated through online information from Steven E. Lawson.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on December 28, 2019.

Database Manager on June 01, 2005:

From the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project: Theodore Roosevelt's family occupied Pew No. 39; the church was demolished in 1949 to make way for additions to Rockefeller Center, with the property leased by the Collegiate Corporation to the developer.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on December 28, 2019.

Database Manager on December 21, 2004:

Information identifying this instrument from the Austin Organs, Inc. web site, accessed December 20, 2004: http://www.austinorgans.com/organ-research.htm.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church exterior in 1948: Photograph from the NYC AGO Organ Project.

Church exterior in 1923: Photograph from the NYC AGO Organ Project.

Church and organ being dismantled in 1949: Photograph from the NYC AGO Organ Project.

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