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Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 443, 1923)

Location:

Hyde Park Presbyterian Church / United Church of Hyde Park
Chicago: Hyde Park, IL 60615 US
Organ ID: 9659

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Interdenominational Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • 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: EP pitman
  • 43 ranks. 2,812 pipes. 4 manuals. 40 stops. 46 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Stops: 40
  • Registers: 46
  • 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 May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on August 19, 2019:

Merged with Hyde Park Congregational in 1930 to become the United Church of Hyde Park, using the Hyde Park Presbyterian facilities.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on August 20, 2019.

Database Manager on March 19, 2010:

Updated through online information from Martin Hill. -- Mostly playable, but has suffered some water damage in solo and pedal.

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

Database Manager on January 19, 2006:

Updated through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
Extant.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1999

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Replaced an 1890 Hook & Hastings, Op. 1442, which was sold by La Marche of Chicago to a Tucson, AZ church.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab From Allen Kinzey via <i>The Aeolian-Skinner Archives</i>
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2012-03-30

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2012-03-30

Echo in upper part of small left balcony: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2012-03-30

Console: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2012-03-30

Console: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2012-03-30

Left Stopjamb: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2012-03-30

Right Stopjamb: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2012-03-30

Console center: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2012-03-30

Church exterior: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2012-03-30

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