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Austin Organ Co. (Opus 481, 1914)

Location:

Strand Theatre
1579 Broadway
New York City: Manhattan, NY 10036 US
Organ ID: 12118

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Theatres, Cinemas, Movie Houses
  • 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
  • 56 ranks. 3 manuals.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on March 28, 2014:

Updated through online information from William Dunklin. -- The organ started its life as three manuals and 24 ranks. Austin made significant additions at least twice. The Strand was torn down in 1987. Fate of the organ is unknown.

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 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:

Interior, organ grills at each side, ca. 1915.: Vintage postcard, courtesy of William Dunklin.

Side of auditorium showing organ grill above the box seats., ca. 1915.: Vintage postcard, courtesy of William Dunklin.

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