Manhattan — Church of St. Ambrose — Midtown West

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<h3 class="venue_name">St. Ambrose Catholic Church</h3> (Midtown West) (closed 1938)
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<h2 class="venue">Church of St. Ambrose</h2>
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St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church - New York City <strong>Roman Catholic)</strong><br> 539 West 54th Street <br> New York, N.Y. 10036<br> St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church, founded in 1897, occupied a four-story brick complex on West 54th Street designed by John T. Van Pelt in 1911 that included a church, school and rectory. St. Ambrose Church disbanded in 1938, and the complex became Centro Mar&iacute;a, a residence run by the Sisters of Mary Immaculate that provides care and a home to women from different countries that come to work or to study in New York.
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<td class="sources"><h2 class="sources">Sources</h2> Dunlap, David. <em>From Abyssinian to Zion: A Guide to Manhattan&#39;s Houses of Worship.</em> New York: Columbia University Press, 2004.<br> The Estey Pipe Organ web site: <a href="http://www.esteyorgan.com" target="_blank">www.esteyorgan.com</a><br> Nelson, George. <em>Organs in the United States and Canada Database. </em>Seattle, Wash.<br> Stimmel, Phil. Factory Shop Order of Estey Organ, Op. 1033 (1912).
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<td><h3 class="venue_name"><a href="/Organs/NYC/html/StAmbroseRC.html">St. Ambrose Catholic Church</a></h3> (Midtown West) (closed 1938)</td> <td>539 West 54th Street &ndash; became Centro Mar&iacute;a Women&#39;s Residence<br> <div class="organ with_specs">II/10 Estey Organ Company, Op. 1033 (1912)</div></td>
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II/10 Estey Organ Company, Op. 1033 (1912)
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Great Organ (Manual I) – 61 notes [Organ div no. 1]


8 Open Diapason 61 8 Melodia 61
8 Dulciana 61 4 Flute d'Amour 61
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Swell Organ (Manual II) – 61 notes [Organ div no. 2]


8 Open Diapason 61 4 Flute Harmonique 61
8 Salicional 61 8 Oboe [TC] 49
8 Stopped Diapason 61 Tremolo
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Pedal Organ – 30 notes [Organ div no. 3]


16 Bourdon 30
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Couplers [Organ div no. 4]


Great to Pedal Great Unison Separation
Swell to Pedal Swell 16', 4', Unison Separation
Swell to Great 16', 8', 4'
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ORGAN 1/1 -- Estey Organ Company

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Estey Organ Company

Brattleboro, Vt. – Opus 1033 (1912)
Electro-pneumatic action
2 manuals, 10 stops, 10 ranks
The original organ in St. Ambrose Church was built in 1912 by the Estey Organ Company. Estey provided bronzed front pipes and a console at the C-sharp end of the case. The entire organ was voiced on 5" wind pressure. About 1948, the Estey organ was replaced by Austin Organ, Op. 75 (1903), moved from Christ Church (Episcopal) in Staten Island. ----------
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