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Frank C. Wichlac & Associates (1944)

Location:

Fifteenth Church of Christ, Scientist
301 N. Central Ave.
Chicago, IL 60644 US
Organ ID: 71097

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Church of Christ, Scientist
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on May 31, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • 21 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 21 stops. 43 registers.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 21
  • Registers: 43
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Jeff Scofield on May 31, 2022.

Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 21
  • Registers: 43
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Jeff Scofield on May 31, 2022.
Jeff Scofield on May 31, 2022:

This project, overseen by William H. Barnes, was pipework and parts from two theater organs (Kimball and Wurlitzer) assembled by Frank C. Wichlac & Associates, with additional pipework. A full description can be found under DOCUMENTS in the article from THE DIAPASON May 1944.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on May 31, 2022.
From THE DIAPASON May 1944: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jeff Scofield on May 31, 2022.
Write-up from THE DIAPASON May 1944: Open In New Tab Stoplist, description and commentary
We received the most recent update for this document from Jeff Scofield on May 31, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Church exterior: Photograph from an archival source: daystarfoundation.org, submitted by Jeff Scofield.

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