Marr & Colton (1921)

Originally Marr & Colton (1915)

Location:

Strand Theater
62 St. Paul Street
Rochester, NY 14604 US
Organ ID: 71918

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Theatres, Cinemas, Movie Houses
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on October 10, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • 14 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 14 stops. 37 registers.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 14
  • Registers: 37
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Console Style: Horseshoe style console.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys in horseshoe curves.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Jeff Scofield on October 10, 2022.
Jeff Scofield on October 10, 2022:

According to cinematreasures.org: Opened around 1907 as the Happy Hour Theater. It was designed by its owner George D. Curtis and had 1,500 seats. The Happy Hour was remodeled in 1913 and renamed the Strand Theater. The Strand Theater was demolished in 1953.

Originally installed by Marr & Colton in 1915, the organ was enlarged by Marr & Colton to a 3/14 in 1921 and to a 4/15 in 1926.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on October 10, 2022.
From THE DIAPASON February 1922: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jeff Scofield on October 10, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Theater exterior and street view: Photograph by Albert R. Stone Negative Collection, Rochester Museum & Science Center, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. 1920's

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