Pipe Organ Database

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Austin Organ Co. (Opus 801, 1918)

Location:

South Park Presbyterian Church
1035 Broad Street
Newark, NJ US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 12424

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ is no longer at this location; destroyed, dispersed, relocated or taken in trade.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 4 manuals. 34 stops.
All:
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) in a gallery at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Stops: 34
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on February 12, 2012:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield.

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

Database Manager on December 13, 2011:

The building was leased to Lighthouse Temple from 1974-1989, but the Presbytery found the building to be structurally unsound in 1989 and ordered the Temple out of the building. The building burned in 1992, leaving only the facade to remain.

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

Database Manager on December 21, 2004:

Information identifying this instrument from the Austin Organs, Inc. web site, accessed December 19, 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:

Nave, Balcony, and Pipe Facade: Photograph by R. Merritt Lacey; image courtesy of the Library of Congress. Taken on 1936-03-08

Church Exterior: Photograph by R. Merritt Lacey; image courtesy of the Library of Congress. Taken on 1936-03-08

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