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Barton Organs (1927)

Location:

Oriental Theatre
2230 North Farwell Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202 US
Organ ID: 56931

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Theatres, Cinemas, Movie Houses
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • 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
  • 14 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.
Jim Stettner on March 06, 2021:

According to the Twin Cities AGO Organ List, this organ was moved to Cicero's Pizza Restaurant in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota ca. 1975. That restaurant closed ca. 1980. The organ was placed in storge and suffered from a fire. The remains were relocated to Beggar's Pizza in Lansing, Illinois.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on March 06, 2021.

Database Manager on February 26, 2018:

Updated by Ben Cerne, listing this website as a source of information: https://ryan.tliquest.net/beggars.html.
This organ is now installed in Beggars Pizza in Lansing, IL

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

Database Manager on October 13, 2015:

This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ. Identified by William Dunklin, using information from this web site: http://barton.theatreorgans.com/.

This organ no longer exists at this location; its fate unknown. A Kimball theatre organ was installed in this theatre circa 1990.

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

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