Pipe Organ Database

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Unknown Builder (1975 ca.)

Originally Barton Organ Co. (1927)

Location:

Cicero's Pizza Restaurant
Brooklyn Center, MN US
Dining Room
Organ ID: 67758

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Restaurants
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on March 06, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP unit
  • 15 ranks. 3 manuals. 15 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit chests
  • Built by Barton Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on March 06, 2021.
Main:
  • Built by Barton Organ Co.
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 15
  • 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: Horseshoe style console.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys in horseshoe curves.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on March 06, 2021.
Jim Stettner on March 06, 2021:

Identified from the Twin Cities AGO Organ List. The Barton was originally built for the Oriental Theater in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Cicero's opened ca. 1975, and closed ca. 1980. The organ was moved to storage where there was 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.

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