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The pipes have arrived in St. Paul's Chapel and Noack's organ builders have begun installing the metal and wooden cylinders in the organ. The organ case has already been assembled, and soon they will test the pipes, though they won't be in tune for a while. 

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This week, workers from Noack Organ Co. of Georgetown, Massachusetts, began installing St. Paul’s "new-to-us" organ. The progress has been swift. In 48 hours, the 1802 case from St. Paul’s first organ has been mostly erected and much of the instrument’s interior structure is shown in place.

Noack workers jokingly call this the “IKEA phase,” because the work is similar to putting together a table

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This summer, a Noack organ built in 1988 is being refurbished and made ready to move to St. Paul’s Chapel in the fall. It was originally made for Church of the Redeemer in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts.

“We are just starting to assemble the many parts,” said Didier Grassin, president of Noack Organ Company workshops in Boston, where the new instrument is being created

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The organ in St. Paul’s Chapel is being removed this week in preparation for a superb Noack organ to be installed later this year. For safety reasons, the chapel will be closed to the public Monday, January 16 through Saturday, January 21. A temporary instrument will be used during the installation process.
 
The organ case, installed in 1802, will also be removed and taken to the Noack Organ Company workshops. There it will be modified to fit the new instrument before being

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Today, Mayor Bill De Blasio proclaimed that October 30 is officially St. Paul’s Chapel Day in the City of New York in honor of the 250th anniversary of the chapel. You can see the full proclamation below.

Senator Kristen Gillibrand (PDF) and Read more

By:
Lynn Goswick

It was rainy and gray outside but it was bright and gleaming inside St. Paul’s Chapel, which reopened for Sunday services after more than two months of restoration.

“Go around and look at the monuments…you can actually read them now,” the Rev. Phillip Jackson told parishioners at the 9:15am service. The Vicar pointed out a few small areas that will be finished over the next

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After a brief period of renovation, St. Paul’s Chapel will reopen on Sunday, October 9, resuming regular public hours as the work is brought to completion. This project marks the beginning of Trinity Church Wall Street’s commemoration of the 250th anniversary of St. Paul’s.

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We’re almost ready. Painting is mostly complete, bright and sparkly chandeliers are back up, and the last little details are being attended to. The best news—services at 8am and 9:15am will resume in St. Paul’s Chapel this Sunday, October 9. See you there.

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St. Paul’s Chapel is temporarily closed for restoration. Read more here.

Not surprisingly, the chandeliers in St. Paul's Chapel were a little dingy after a couple hundred years. They were first installed around 1803, and like the rest of the chapel, they were in need of a little TLC. 

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By:
Lynn Goswick

St. Paul’s Chapel is temporarily closed for restoration. Read more here.

When visitors enter the newly renovated St. Pauls’ Chapel in October, they will notice more than a new historically-appropriate paint scheme and chandeliers that sparkle and shine more brightly. It won’t be difficult for

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